Anthropology 5 Quiz 4

Question 1 of 13

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__________ refers to the tendency to view crime as less socially significant if the victim is viewed as less worthy.

Select one of the following:

  • victim profiling

  • victim redlining

  • victim discounting

  • victim tracking

Question 2 of 13

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W.E.B. Du Bois argued that ___________.

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 3 of 13

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Pointing to the increasing affluence of African Americans, sociologist William J. Wilson concluded that ___________.

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 4 of 13

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One of the factors that explains why official unemployment rates for young African Americans are so high is that _____________.

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 5 of 13

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Which of the following factors explains why official unemployment rates for young African Americans are so high?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 6 of 13

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Underemployment refers to working ___________.

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 7 of 13

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Compared with Whites, Black men have higher death rates from _______.

Select one of the following:

  • respiratory disease

  • heart disease

  • AIDS

  • diarrhea

Question 8 of 13

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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.

Select one of the following:

  • medical deprivation

  • medical segregation

  • medical discounting

  • medical apartheid

Question 9 of 13

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The third largest Hispanic minority group in the United States are ________.

Select one of the following:

  • Puerto Ricans

  • Mexican Americans

  • Dominicans

  • Cuban Americans

Question 10 of 13

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Marielitos refer to ____________.

Select one of the following:

  • clubs that maintain ties with Latin America

  • the third wave refugees from Cuba

  • immigrants from Puerto Rico

  • foreign businesses that operate in Mexico

Question 11 of 13

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The wet foot policy refers to the rule that _________.

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 12 of 13

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The Cuban American presence is most notably felt in __________.

Select one of the following:

  • Atlanta

  • New York

  • Miami

  • El Paso

Question 13 of 13

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Which of the following statements is true about the income and poverty trends of Latino households?

Select one of the following:

  • 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.

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