Flashcards in Exam 2 Review Deck (20)
The Jim Crow laws were implemented to:
Legally enforce segregation in the American South
There is no biological basis for race. It is a social construct.
Racial categories and social class are closely intertwined as constructs that
• Impede an individual’s upward, social mobility
• Defines whiteness
According to Eriksen, a person can over- or under-communicate their identity through
The deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnic or religious group is known as genocide.
Multiculturalism is the process of enculturating to the new dominant norms while also
Retaining one’s ethnic culture and practices
Gender and sex are different. Gender is one’s psychology and display, while sex
is based on biology
On average, homo sapiens display a _______ difference in sexual dimorphism
The cultural construction of gender roles is only important to one’s own identity.
An unequal distribution of power ascribing rights and privileges to one gender over another is
The complex range of desires, beliefs, and behaviors related to erotic physical contact is
Sex tourism is a result of globalization and provides safe sexual outlet for participants.
The marriage structure that includes one woman and multiple husbands is called
A descent group that claims relatedness to a shared ancestor despite a lack of documentation is
The most common form of marriage practiced in the U.S. today is affinal marriage
The concept of a chosen or created family, despite a lack of blood relation, is known as
Volsche and Gray found that many women were including which species in their fictive kin group?
The interaction of social categories that create systems of oppression and privilege is called
According to Marx, the _________ maintain power by controlling the means of production