1. Which of the following statements supports the social-conflict theory?
A. Schools reward talent and hard work, leading to upward social mobility.
B. Stereotypes negatively affect student achievement.
C. Higher education institutions drive breakthroughs in science and medicine.
D. High variations in teacher salary and per pupil spending contribute to social inequality.
Industrialization and democracy often fit together because both require
A. a compliant populace.
B. cooperation and competition.
C. a literate populace.
D. free trade and competition.
In the view of Robert Bellah, a quasi-religious loyalty that binds individuals in a basically secular society may be thought of as
A. sham religiosity.
B. conservative religiosity.
C. civil religion.
D. popular religion.
In what type of capitalism does the government own some of the largest industries and services, such as transportation, the mass media and healthcare?
A large corporation decides to buy all of the local food markets in one town so that they will have no competition. However, the federal law forbids this because it would establish a/an
B. global economy.
D. economic concentration.
In Japan and South Korea, privately owned companies cooperate closely with government in an economic-political system called _______ capitalism.
An economic system in which natural resources and the means of producing goods and services are collectively owned is
B. Stereotypes negatively affect student achievement. B. ... View the full answer