Introduction to Social Work

Social Work / Family Therapy / Human Services

Quiz 4 :

Empowerment and Human Diversity

Quiz 4 :

Empowerment and Human Diversity

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______ is the act of treating people differently based on the fact that they belong to some group rather than on merit.
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A

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_____ is the condition of having less power and being viewed as less important than others in the society because of belonging to some group or having some characteristic.
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B

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______ is a fixed mental image of a member of some group based on some attribute or attributes that reflect an overly simplified view of that group without consideration or appreciation of individual differences.
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C

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People who are at greater risk of deprivation and unfair treatment because they share some identifiable characteristic that places them in a diverse group are described in the text as:
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_____ is the idea that in a perfect world all citizens would have identical rights, protection, opportunities, obligations, and social benefits regardless of their backgrounds and membership in diverse groups.
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______ can provide structure and content for an examination of realizable alternatives, for the mobilization of competencies that can make things different, and for the building of self-confidence that stimulates hope.
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Which of the following is a primary principle of the strengths perspective:
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All of the following themes emerged, from a study by Parsons, as providing successful conditions for women's empowerment within a group setting except:
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_____ is the ability of an individual, family, group, community, or organization to recover from adversity and resume functioning even when suffering serious trouble, confusion, or hardship.
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Resiliency involves which of the following factors:
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_____ refers to a category of people who share a common descent and genetic origin, and implies a greater genetic determinant.
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_____ is a collective term that refers to the major groups of African, Latino, Asian, and First Nations Peoples who have been distinguished from the dominant society by color.
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_____ refers to a member of a group of people who, because of physical or cultural characteristics, are singled out from the others in the society in which they live for differential and unequal treatment, and who therefore regard themselves as objects of collective discrimination.
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_____ refers to people's status or ranking in society with respect to such standards as relative wealth, power, prestige, educational level, or family background.
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Your _____ forms your views on how the government should be run, what responsibilities the government assumes, and what laws and policies should be established and implemented.
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The Intersex Society of North America recommends all of the following regarding how intersexed children and their families should be treated except:
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_____ assumes that traditional gender expectations are not facts carved in stone, but rather perceptions and expectations that can be changed.
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Women in management, business, and financial occupations earn a median full-time salary of about _____ percent of what men earn.
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All of the following are components of the philosophy of feminism except:
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Cinco de Mayo is celebrated as the day:
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