Quiz 10

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1.  What term did sociologist Randall Collins apply to industrical nations due to their tendcy to use diplomas and degrees to determine who is eligible for a job?
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2.  In the LIN, who is most likely to participate in a formal education program beyond the first couple of grades?
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3.  Which of the following are manifest fucntions of the American education system?
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4.  Edinboror University of Pennsylvania has one of the largest enrollments of disabled students in teh US. Their extracurricular activies include wheelcahair athletics, and the special needs of all students are met through an extensive office of disabilities. What term applies to Edinboror's effort to incorportate sutdents with disablities into regular school activies?
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5.  What functions of U.S. schools have expanded and now rival some family functions?
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6.  What is the major criticism a conflict theorist would make of the hidden curriculum?
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7.  What variable did Ray Rist identify as being the underlying basis for assigning children to different learning groups in kindergarten?
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8.  In the US today, one-third of all entering college freshmen have an overall high school grade point average of A- or higher, twice what it was in 1970. What is the reason for thsi increase in students with high grades?
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9.  Tommie has a high school diploma but is having exceptional difficulty findinga job ebecause he has difficulty reading the classified ads and completing employment applications. Tommie is a good example of a problem in education referred to as
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10.  What is the primary purpose sociologist study religion?
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11.  What are the three elements of religion, based on Durkheim's writings?
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12.  Next week Anthony and Maria will attend the confirmation of their nephew Leo. The conformation ceremony is aka as an _____ because it helps unite people into a moral community.
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13.  What is a relgious belief that presents a unifying picture of the universe?
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14.  Which social scientist is credited with saying, religion is the sign of the oppressed...the opium of the people?
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15.  What did Weber call hte self-denying approach to life practied by members of various religions?
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