Let us go back and distinguish between the two things that we want to do; for we want to do two things in modern society. We want one class of….
Heterosexism is best defined as (Points : 1) a challenge to male supremacy.
Which statement about female circumcision is false? (Points : 1) Female circumcision aims to eliminate the physiological pleasure of intercourse.
Female circumcision is typically performed after infancy.
Female circumcision perpetuates the subordination of women.
Female circumcision is not painful.
|Question 2. 2. Matrilineality is the principle of descent in what percentage of world societies? (Points : 1) 5 percent|
|Question 3. 3. What social functions do rites of passage play? (Points : 1) They help maintain stability and order in society.|
They help a society to achieve a new form.
They are symbolic dramatizations during crisis events in an individual’s life.
They help the individual maintain his or her original status.
|Question 4. 4. In which system of descent are children likely to be thought of as immediate descendants of both parents? (Points : 1) Matrilineal|
|Question 5. 5. Which of the following best defines social power? (Points : 1) The ability to influence others.|
The ability to accomplish one’s ends.
The ability to exercise coercion in order to accomplish one’s ends.
The ability to get others to perform services without coercion.
|Question 6. 6. Which of the following is NOT a caste within the Indian caste system? (Points : 1) The Brahmin|
|Question 7. 7. Dowries and marriage gifts tend to (Points : 1) weaken the marital relationship.|
stabilize the marital relationship.
increase the likelihood of matrilocality.
exist only in societies that do not allow divorce.
|Question 8. 8. Heterosexism is best defined as (Points : 1) a challenge to male supremacy.|
the source of a taboo on lesbian behavior.
the opposite of sexism.
the unspoken assumption that all members of society are heterosexual.
|Question 9. 9. A key concept for understanding male dominance in gender-stratified societies is the idea of (Points : 1) patriarchy.|
|Question 10. 10. Women generally have a very high social standing in societies in which they (Points : 1)|
have many children.
engage in warfare
control economic resources.
have husbands that seldom leave the community.