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Essentials of Sociology Study Set 5

Sociology

Quiz 14 :
The Sociology of the Body: Health, illness, and Sexuality

Quiz 14 :
The Sociology of the Body: Health, illness, and Sexuality

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How much more likely are Black mothers to die than their white counterparts?
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C

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Dr.Irving (discussed in the textbook)and other African American women face multiple stressors throughout their lives that wear down their bodies and health,rendering them vulnerable to chronic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure.The epidemiologist Arline Geronimus calls this process
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A

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What has been happening to the life expectancy of working-class whites throughout the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries?
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B

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In which country does universal health coverage not exist?
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We have so much more control over our bodies compared to earlier times.This is because
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What suggests that eating disorders and obesity reflect social factors more than biological factors?
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What best characterizes when all foods are available all the time?
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Pat suffers from anorexia nervosa.Which of the following statements is true?
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For which group are eating disorders MOST likely the lowest?
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Which health issues are associated with anorexia?
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Kelly is an African American girl who suffers from obesity.She lives in a poor inner-city neighborhood characterized as a food desert.Which of the following factors is most likely to be a component causing her condition?
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Joe lives in a neighborhood where the grocery stores there rarely sell fresh or low-cost produce.Neighborhoods like Joe's are known as
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The communities that are most likely to be food deserts are
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Most public health experts believe that obesity is a problem caused by
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Which of the following is a contributing factor to the increasing consumption of fast food?
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Li is focusing her research on the way individuals define health rather than focusing on a standardized medical measurement of health.Which sociological perspective is Li using?
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Rafael is a sociologist who thinks that illness can disrupt the normal flow of society.What school of sociology does he probably belong to?
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According to Talcott Parsons,what is an expectation associated with the sick role?
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According to functionalist theory,identify which of the following is a normative social expectation of the sick role.
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Why have some sociologists criticized Talcott Parsons's notion of the sick role?
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