87. A homeless shelter in Illinois held a “sleep out,” a protest to alert members of the general public to the dangers of letting funding for homeless shelters drop, forcing shelters to turn away people in need. The organizers of the rally saw their work as particularly important because they suspected that most residents didn’t realize just how many poor people existed intheir community, a result of what sociologists would call:a. problematic categoriesb. the invisibility of povertyc. the latent function of welfared. socioeconomic status and life chancese. the just-world hypothesisANS: B
NOT: AppliedDIF: MediumREF: Page 233OBJ: The Invisibility of Poverty (I.B.iii.h)88. Which of the following has the effect of making poverty socially “invisible”?
DIF: EasyREF: Page 233OBJ: The Invisibility of Poverty (I.B.iii.h)89. The practice of refusing mortgages for houses in poor and minority neighborhoods is called:
DIF: MediumREF: Page 234OBJ: The Invisibility of Poverty (I.B.iii.h)