TCL for Midterm 1
#1 Changing Landscapes of Work and Family
Idealized image of the family: a mother/father/children living together in a
single-family home that they own, supported by fathers income, mother
o Most attainable by middle-class,
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Not for sure stated, but it is assumed to be in Athens, Georgia, 120,000 people and
40,000 more when schools in session. College town
Negotiating race, class and culture in
Chapter 1 Notes: Taking Account of Race and Privilege
Racial Order: The collection of beliefs, suppositions, rules and practices that shape the way groups are
arranged in a society; generally, it is a hierarchical categorization of people along the lines
1. Information commodity cannot equal a manufactured commodity
a. The price of information commodity appears to be influenced more by the size of
the market and quality of labor (page 13)
2. Information as a commodity requires legal, polit
READING DUE ON THURS. FEB. 11, 2016
Rd. 28 Families and Elder Care in the Twenty-First Century by
Ann Bookman and Delia Kimbrel
1. What does the 2010 census tell us about
the aging population? What will it be in
The census tells us t
What is a family?
Nuclear family: central unit of the family, but not the smallest kind of family unit.
Conjugal unit: The husband-wife pair. Extended family: A family composed of the
nuclear family plus additional relatives, usually a third generation
1. largest racial group in the US until very recently
2. the only legally enslaved group in the US
1640-1863, Slavery: no legal status, couldnt legally marry, didnt form community
little gender inequality between males and females b
Guide for quality: (100%)
Family of one, annual income fall below $11490
Family of four, annual income fall below $23550
Feminization of quality
65% of children whose parents did not finish high school will live in poverty
Strategies for men to avoid housework:
1. Disaffiliating oneself
2. Reducing the need (minimize the importance of a task)
3. Substituting offerings
4. Selectively encouraging the wives
Strategies for women for dealing with housework:
1. Marry a man wh
Def: a system of social inequality among different groups of people, ranking of people of
positions into quality
Could be related to stratification by gender/age, etc.
GPA is ultimate stratification in college
We are being sorted out i
How does work affect family
1. absorbedness of job: some job absorbs our mind/energy (carryover)
2. time and timing hours have to do (regular 40 hours job/salary job/part-time)
3. income that a particular job offers (shelter, food, school, transportat
Separate sphere, a crossing over of female into males field
Supply Side factor (whats going on inside household pushing women out):
1. fewer children
2. more labor saving devices
3. increased education of women
Demand side factor: (in the economy that
Industrial Era (affect family)
Time period: 1760s~1800,
1930s, child labor laws (working in industry: dangerous for young people, thus remove
young people), opening up positions for adults: children have to be at scho
b. loss of autonomy
c. loss of liberty
d. all of the above
14. When new prisoners enter prison, they learn the inmates subculture through a process called
c. rule school
d. prison argot
15. When a prisoner is _, they are
25. Research done in the 2000s have lead criminologists such as Samuel Walker to conclude that
the U.S. criminal justice system is:
b. not lenient.
c. similar to criminal justice systems in other democracies.
d. Too big to measure accurately.
14. Which of the following statements about plea bargaining is TRUE?
a. There are two major types of plea bargains: direct and indirect.
b. A major criticism of plea bargaining is that it punishes offenders too severely.
c. Plea bargaining may be the best
Sample Exam 4 Questions
1. Ancient societies did not have prisons. They used other forms of punishment such as:
a. public humiliation
b. corporal punishment
d. all of the above
2. In colonial America, the primary form
Sample Exam 3 Questions
1. The _ is the first step in criminal proceedings.
c. grand jury
d. preliminary hearing
2. Gideon vs. Wainright reversed _ and made states provide legal counsel to
13. According to research done for the National Institute of Justice, crime cost the United States
approximately _ billion dollars per year in the early 1990s.
14. Violent victimizations _ as household income increases.
Sample Exam 1 Questions
1. In criminal justice the sociological perspective is important because of its:
a. uncontested explanation of crime and crime causation.
b. debunking motif.
c. attention to demographics and stratification.