Sociology Final Chapter 13

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A family that includes parents, children and other kin is called ________
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an extended family.
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A social-exchange analysis of family life is likely to consider ________
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how individuals select partners who offer about as much as they do to the relationship.
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A system of marriage that unites one woman with two or more men is called ________
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polyandry.
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An analysis of how religion supports the interests of a society's elites would fall under which of the following theoretical approaches?
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Social-conflict approach
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Based on the text, which of the following categories of people are at greatest risk for divorce?
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Young people who marry after a short courtship
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Emile Durkheim pointed to three functions of religion for society. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
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Fostering social conflict
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Following Max Weber's analysis of religion, we could say industrial capitalism is ________
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disenchanted religion.
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Following structural-functional theory, the family ________
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is important enough to be called the backbone of society.
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In the United States, the Amish would be an example of a ________
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sect.
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The U.S. Census Bureau defines the "family" as ________
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people living together who are linked by birth, marriage, or adoption
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Karl Marx believed that religion ________
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supports social inequality.
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The concept "endogamy" refers to marriage between ________
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people of the same social category
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What do the sacred texts of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam have in common?
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Support for patriarchy
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Today's baby boomers are often called the "sandwich generation" because ________
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they spend time caring for both children and aging parents.
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Which of the following concepts refers to the fusion of Christian principles with political activism, often Marxist in character?
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Liberation theology