Sociology

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Which of the following is NOT one of the three lessons about social stratification that is illustrated in Brym and Lie's discussion of the 1975 Italian movie, Swept Away. Answer

It is possible to be rich without working hard because one can inherit wealth. One can work hard without becoming rich. Something about human beings leads them to love the rich and hate the poor. Something about the structure of society causes inequality. none of these choices Add Question Here

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Robinson Crusoe, Swept Away, and Titanic all illustrate issues of social inequality because they: Answer

illustrate patterns of social relations that underlie and shape inequality illustrate how Hollywood dramatizes social inequality criticize inequality in everyday life all of these choices none of these choices Add Question Here

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Robinson Crusoe, Swept Away, and Titanic all illustrate how social inequality can have powerful consequences for the way we live. They do this by: Answer

illustrating patterns of social relations that underlie and shape inequality illustrating how Hollywood minimizes social inequality criticizing inequality in everyday life all of these choices none of these choices Add Question Here

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The authors argue that Titanic examines:
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the inescapable patterns of social relations that underlie and shape inequality the personal determination of stratification the influence of media on our understanding of the world how love and crisis can overcome social stratification none of these choices Add Question Here

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The idea that society is organized in layers or strata is called: Answer

sociology social stratification social organization social interaction social archeology Add Question Here

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If you were to look at American society and see people organized into different layers based on their access to resources such as money or wealth, you would be thinking about: Answer

sociology social stratification social organization social interaction social archeology Add Question Here

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The assets you own and control compose your:
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money sense of self social organization of everyday life income wealth Add Question Here

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A home, a car, and some appliances are all examples of:
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money sense of self social organization of everyday life income wealth Add Question Here

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What you are able to earn in a given period of time is known as your: Answer

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According to Brym and Lie, there is greater disparity in the distribution of ____ than in the distribution of ____. Answer

money, jobs wealth, income inheritance, pay income, wealth race, gender Add Question Here

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The reason that sociologists know little about the distribution of wealth is because: Answer

Americans hide their wealth Americans all have such great wealth compared to other countries Americans are not required to report their wealth In America assets are always greater than debt none of these choices Add Question Here...
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