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1

The Jim Crow laws were implemented to:

Legally enforce segregation in the American South

2

T/F
There is no biological basis for race. It is a social construct.

True

3

Racial categories and social class are closely intertwined as constructs that

• Impede an individual’s upward, social mobility
• Defines whiteness

4

According to Eriksen, a person can over- or under-communicate their identity through

Situational negotiation

5

T/F
The deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnic or religious group is known as genocide.

True

6

Multiculturalism is the process of enculturating to the new dominant norms while also

Retaining one’s ethnic culture and practices

7

Gender and sex are different. Gender is one’s psychology and display, while sex

is based on biology

8

On average, homo sapiens display a _______ difference in sexual dimorphism

15%

9

T/F
The cultural construction of gender roles is only important to one’s own identity.

False

10

An unequal distribution of power ascribing rights and privileges to one gender over another is

Gender stratification

11

The complex range of desires, beliefs, and behaviors related to erotic physical contact is

Sexuality

12

T/F
Sex tourism is a result of globalization and provides safe sexual outlet for participants.

False

13

The marriage structure that includes one woman and multiple husbands is called

Polyandry

14

A descent group that claims relatedness to a shared ancestor despite a lack of documentation is

A clan

15

T/F
The most common form of marriage practiced in the U.S. today is affinal marriage

False

16

The concept of a chosen or created family, despite a lack of blood relation, is known as

Fictive kin

17

Volsche and Gray found that many women were including which species in their fictive kin group?

Dogs

18

The interaction of social categories that create systems of oppression and privilege is called

Intersectionality

19

According to Marx, the _________ maintain power by controlling the means of production

Bourgeoisie

20

Bourdieu argued that social mobility is challenged by

social reproduction of class