SOCS 350 Week 8 Final Exam

SOCS 350 Week 8 Final Exam

Author: Abraham Nolito


(TCOs 1 & 2) Those members of society whose cultural understandings and backgrounds are different from one another and from the dominant culture are ________.
(TCOs 1 & 2) Collections of persons from common racial or ethnic backgrounds who share common cultural interests are ________.
(TCOs 1 & 2) One-on-one acts by members of the dominant group that harm subordinate group members or their property are forms of ________.
(TCOs 3 & 4) The tangible artifacts created by a culture are ________.
(TCOs 3 & 4) The sum total of a society's knowledge of the world, values, beliefs, language, norms and material objects, is ________.
(TCOs 1, 3, & 4) The process that occurs when concepts, ideas, language, and behaviors cross cultural boundaries is ________.
(TCOs 1 & 2) This occurs as a result of longstanding practices and/or behaviors that have a negative impact on members of subordinate groups:
(TCOs 3 & 4) This significant act of legislation prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin:
(TCOs 3 & 4) This refers to cultural beliefs that justify particular social arrangements, including patterns of inequality:
(TCOs 1 & 2) This is the use of resources to control and influence others:
(TCOs 1 & 2) What are the key institutions in our society that structure the distribution of power? Give an example of one of these systems and how the dominant group shapes society through it.
(TCOs 6 & 7) A process whereby a previously distinct ethnic group merges socially into another group usually the dominant group in mainstream society) is ___________.
(TCOs 6 & 7) Prejudice, discrimination, and stereotypes directed at individuals because of their age is called ___________.
(TCOs 6 & 7) Intermarriage or interbreeding between persons of different racial groups is called _________.
(TCOs 4 & 7) Something that can generate ethnocentric responses or defensive reactions, such as voice, appearance, attitude, or behavior, is called _________.
(TCOs 4 & 7) This trigger includes distinctive accents, speech patterns, inflections, and slang:
(TCO 8) The relative ranking of one's position in society and its honor and respect refers to _________.
(TCOs 4, 5, & 7) What organizational strategies can be put in place to demonstrate that diversity is valued and to promote a culture of nondiscrimination? Discuss two specific ways in which organizations can accomplish these goals.
(TCO 8) Choose two of the five strategies for dealing with diversity issues and give examples of how to apply each strategy in the workplace.

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