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33.In recent cases in the United States, older women employed as teachers have been prosecuted for having sexual relationships with young male students under the age of consent. If we believe in Durkheim’s theory, which of the following would we seek to explain this social problem?a.how individual mental disturbances could be generalizedb.how female teachers are influenced by norms and social tiesc.how single women adapt to environmental opportunityd.how working-class youth are exploited by better educated classese.how the symbolic segregation of students and teachers is a patternANS:B
REF:The Development of SociologyOBJ:1.6MSC: Applied34.W. E. B. DuBois believed that this group had primary responsibility for changing the place of African Americans in American society.a.African Americans.b.branches of governmentc.the NAACPd.the military, because they rulee.whites, because they hold the powerANS:EREF:The Development of Sociology in the United StatesOBJ:1.5MSC: Factual35.Recent social protests in the United States are being called the 99% movement. The name of the movement points to the fact that only 1% of households in the country have incomes of over a million dollars a year. This movement’s claims point to long-term inequalities and disadvantages based on class in our society. Which paradigm is represented in this story?
REF:Theoretical PerspectivesOBJ:1.6MSC: Applied36.Which of the following is nottrue about W. E. B. Du Bois?
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REF:The Development of SociologyOBJ:1.5MSC: Factual37.Teachers Rachel, Bob, and Kendra had a meeting in which they decided to change the direction of their school math department. First, they would interact with students in small problem-solving groups. Second, they would use problems that made sense to people in their own language. What sociological perspective makes sense out of the actions of these teachers?
REF:Theoretical PerspectivesOBJ:1.6MSC: Applied38.A symbolic interactionist would be most likely to ask which of the following questions?a.What function does the education system serve for the larger society?b.Why is education a useful service?c.How is the educational system used to benefit those in power?

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