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30. The belief that female offenders are treated more leniently by law enforcement officials as a result of latter's traditional attitude toward women is known as the hypothesis. the a. chivalry b. patriarchy c. paternalism d. androcentric
31. The reaction of a group that is based on the exaggerated or false perception that some group or behaviour threatens the well being of society is called
32. In Durkheim's analysis, worker integration could be achieved in developed economies through the creation of
33. labour market jobs refer to jobs that provide stable and comfortable salaries, potential for growth, and promotion.
34. The system of writing developed by early Greeks using letters to represent spoken sounds, enabling the expression of complex ideas is called a. block printing. b. papyrus. c. hieroglyphics. d. phonetic alphabet.
35. Who proposed that media could be either "hot" or "cold"?
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Page 6 of6 Section 2: Short Answer Questions (/40): Answer each _li of the following 9 questions. Each of your answers should be at least 1 fully developed paragraph in length. They should respond to the questions directly, demonstrate knowledge of course readings, and be coherently written and organized. Each question is worth 5 marks, for a total of 40 marks in this section. 1). What is the difference between "blaming the victim" and "blaming the system"? Which is more aligned with sociological insights into social stratification? Explain your answer. 2). According to functionalism, what are the two fundamental roles provided by men and women in society. Provide an example of each to support your answer. 3). What is the difference between sexual orientation, sexual identity, and sex acts? How are they related? 4 ). Why do sociologists today avoid the use of the term "race'"? What should it be replaced with? 5). How do more "traditional" definitions of family differ from contemporary ones? What is problem with the more "traditional" definition of the family? 6). Functionalists discuss allocation and socialization in relation to schools assisting in the maintenance of equilibrium in society. What is the difference between these two terms and how do they help maintain equilibrium in society? 7). Explain the difference between "crime" and "deviance" and give examples of each. 8). Explain and illustrate some of the key ways in which the contemporary job market changing. 9). Briefly outline Marshal McLuhan' s idea that 'the medium is the message', then use it to explain the ways in which the internet is changing our way of thinking today. Section 3: Essay Questions (/25): Answer l of the following 2 essay questions. Provide and developed of an answer as you can in the time available to you, drawing upon specific aspects of the readings, lectures and other course materials. 1 ). First, theoretically explain how and why sociologists challenge explanations of social phenomena that are based on 'nature' or biology. Next, illustrate how they do this in relationship to the following chapter topics: social inequality, gender, race, sexuality, families and crime. First, theoretically explain some of the key differences between functionalism and conflict theory. Next, illustrate how these differences are reflected in their views on the following chapter topics: work, crime, social inequality, mass media, education and families. the is as full

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