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Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology

Quiz 6 :

The Cultural Construction of Social Hierarchy

Quiz 6 :

The Cultural Construction of Social Hierarchy

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The process of "outsourcing" means that jobs are:
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According to Stephen Jay Gould, what key fact, ignored by Morton, skewered the reliability of his claims about race, skulls, and brain size?
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What factor links the intelligence studies of Francis Galton, Karl Pearson, and Charles Spearman?
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Francis Galton, founder of modern statistics, argued that "genius" is:
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The higher incarceration rate of blacks as compared to whites is because:
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The term "generalized reciprocity" describes which of these situations?
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Marx and Engels argued that classes arose when a certain group-a landowner or boss-gained control of:
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Western assumptions that men are superior to women are usually based on all of the following EXCEPT:
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According to Thomas Belmonte, social stratification is NOT inevitable because
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Who coined the term "culture of poverty?"
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According to John and Jean Comaroff youth culture is:
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According to Philippe Bourgois, poverty and marginalization of lower-class residents of cities has resulted in an "inner-city street culture." This subculture is:
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According to Marxist theory, whose interests are served by promoting the ideology of class?
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A Gini coefficient score of "0" for a country indicates what?
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Based on the Gini coefficient, which of these countries has the most equal distribution of household income?
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In Murray Milner's study of high school social groups, which of the following was NOT used as a symbolic identity marker?
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Samuel George Morton, a respected nineteenth century scientist, attempted to prove a scientific basis for:
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A Hindu person's caste status in India is:
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According to Paul Willis, all EXCEPT which of the following are reasons why socio-economic class tends to reproduce itself from generation to generation in industrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain?
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Some people believe that social stratification is unavoidable. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons they give for this belief?
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