SOC 100 Exam 3 Part 3

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The term “second shift” refers to:

 

The informal limit on women’s promotion into highest career positions.
The informal practice of quickly promoting men in female dominated occupations to high-ranking positions.
The belief that heterosexuality is the only right and normal way to be.
The tendency for women in dual-earner couples to do most of the childcare/domestic work at home.

 

 

 

 

Which of the following can be considered a logical conclusion about gender roles in US society?

 

Tasks considered as women’s work and characteristics defined as feminine remain devalued compared to men’s work and masculinity.
Although gender inequality was rampant in the past, the genders are currently treated equally in all respects.
Nothing has changed in terms of gender roles in the US since the 1800s.
Gender roles have reversed to a large extent in US society, as evidenced by the dominance of women in high-level positions and the increase in women’s violence.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s concept of “excessive sex distinction” refers to:

 

The idea that humans make too much of a big deal over sex differences.
The belief that all humans are born as either feminine females or masculine males, naturally.
The theory that sex and gender are fluid, changeable, and come in a spectrum.
The idea that human sexuality and gender mirror the animal kingdom exactly.

 

 

According to the video documentary shown in class, The Gender Revolution, the term “intersex” refers to:

 

Individuals whose birth sex category is unclear or ambiguous.
Individuals whose birth sex category matches their preferred gender identity.
Individuals whose birth sex category does not match their preferred gender identity.
Individuals who are attracted to the same sex.

 

 

One way sociologists can observe gender socialization practices is by studying toys, clothing, and accessories sold to parents and children in stores.

 

True

False

 

 

The main goal reached by the First Wave Women’s (Feminist) Movement in America was:

 

The right to express one’s true gendered self.
The right to an abortion.
The right for women to vote.
Equal pay for equal work.

 

 

Which of the following terms refers to cultural expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, appearance, and activities of males and females?

sex
gender
Both answers are correct.
Neither answer is correct.

 

 

The main goal reached by the Second Wave Women’s (Feminist) Movement in America was:

 

Equal pay for equal work.
The right for women to vote.
The right to an abortion.
The right to express one’s true gendered self.

 

The term “glass ceiling” refers to:

 

The informal practice of quickly promoting men in female dominated occupations to high-ranking positions.
The belief that heterosexuality is the only right and normal way to be.
The informal limit on women’s promotion into highest career positions.
The tendency for women in dual-earner couples to do most of the childcare/domestic work at home.

 

 

In sociological terms, sex refers to (fill in) while gender refers to (fill in).

 

variation that occurs at the cellular level; what we become as men and women.
variation at the anatomical (physical) level; learned differences between the sexes that are assumed to be natural in our social worlds.
biological differences between males and females; the social and cultural significance that we attach to those presumed biological differences.
All of the answers are correct.

 

 

 

The incest taboo is an example of the rule of:

exogamy
heterogamy
endogamy
homogamy

 

 

 

Polygyny refers to:

 

Three or more individuals who are in sexual and romantic relationships with each other.
One husband with multiple wives, where the wives do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.
Open relationships where each partner can have sex with anyone outside the relationship.
One wife with multiple husbands, where the husbands do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.

 

Polyamory refers to:

 

Open relationships where each partner can have sex with anyone outside the relationship.
One wife with multiple husbands, where the husbands do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.
Three or more individuals who are in sexual and romantic relationships with each other.
One husband with multiple wives, where the wives do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.

 

Most Americans will partner with and/or marry someone similar to them in terms of social class, race, educational attainment, and religion.

 

True

False

 

 

 

Polyandry refers to:

 

Three or more individuals who are in sexual and romantic relationships with each other.
Open relationships where each partner can have sex with anyone outside the relationship.
One wife with multiple husbands, where the husbands do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.
One husband with multiple wives, where the wives do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.