__________ refers to the tendency to view crime as less socially significant if the victim is viewed as less worthy.
W.E.B. Du Bois argued that ___________.
when racism decreases, class issues become more important
what Black students need is segregated or mixed schools
exploitation should be eradicated so that all classes of people can be considered equal
race has ceased to be of concern as educated Blacks are entering the middle class
Pointing to the increasing affluence of African Americans, sociologist William J. Wilson concluded that ___________.
class has become more important than race in determining black life-chances in the modern industrial period
class has ceased to be of concern as more educated Blacks are entering the middle class
programs must be developed to confront ethnic and racial discrimination rather than class subordination
the overriding goal of the Black middle class is to achieve petty social values and become acceptable to White society
One of the factors that explains why official unemployment rates for young African Americans are so high is that _____________.
many African Americans are seen as socially capable by the White society
many African Americans receive low financial aids
Black middle-class men continue to be in the labor force even at an old age
many African Americans live in the depressed economy of the central cities
Which of the following factors explains why official unemployment rates for young African Americans are so high?
a low number of White middle-class women in the labor force
increased competition from immigrants
more experience and expertise than most White men and women
the need to support their families
Underemployment refers to working ___________.
voluntarily on a part-time basis
voluntarily on a permanent basis
at a job for which one is overqualified
at a job for which one is underqualified
Compared with Whites, Black men have higher death rates from _______.
Professor of Ethics at Harvard Medical School, Harriet Washington, coined the term ____________ to refer to the separate and unequal healthcare system in the United States.
The third largest Hispanic minority group in the United States are ________.
Marielitos refer to ____________.
clubs that maintain ties with Latin America
the third wave refugees from Cuba
immigrants from Puerto Rico
foreign businesses that operate in Mexico
The wet foot policy refers to the rule that _________.
allows Cuban nationals who manage to actually reach the United States to remain
Cuban nationals picked up at sea will be sent back to Cuba
grants highly trained and skilled Cuban nationals a permanent residency
grants permanent residency to Cuban nationals based on their educational qualification
The Cuban American presence is most notably felt in __________.
Which of the following statements is true about the income and poverty trends of Latino households?
Latinos are likely to continue to earn much more annually and also fall back on their many financial resources.
The income of Latinos has grown at a faster rate than White income.
Latinos have a stronger financial background than other cultural groups.
The gap between the Whites and the Latinos in both income and poverty levels has remained relatively constant.