The term segregation is defined in the text as:
The physical separation of two groups, particularly in residence, but also in workplace and social functions.
Which group within the United States has been stereotyped as the model minority?
The Asian American community
The term assimilation is defined by the text as:
The process by which a minority individual or group takes on the characteristics of the dominant culture.
In the United States, which race would be considered the dominant group?
In 2010, what did controversial Senate Bill 1070 propose, causing a series of protests and legal battles?
During a lawful stop, detention, or arrest, Arizona police officers may establish the immigration status of anyone they suspect may be here illegally.
The term discrimination is defined in the text as:
Prejudiced action against a group of people.
True or false: The majority of American citizens are descendents of immigrants?
President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s executive order 9066, which authorized the establishment of internment camps for anyone with as little as one-eighth Japanese ancestry following Pearl Harbor, is an example of:
Speedy Gonzalez is a popular cartoon character, but is widely considered an inappropriate stereotype. Many children are raised watching Speedy Gonzalez cartoons, unaware that such stereotypes are negative. This is a product of:
The culture of prejudice
Angela believes that race relations in America are poor because the white ruling class has enacted various laws and regulations to keep other racial groups from achieving equality. With which sociological perspective does Angela’s view best align?
The term sexual orientation can be defined as:
A person’s emotional and sexual attraction to a particular sex.
What is the difference between sex and gender?
Sex refers to physical or physiological differences between males and females, while gender is the extent to which one identifies as being either masculine or feminine.
True or false: A person’s sex, as determined by his or her biology, does not always correspond with his or her gender.
The term sexuality is defined by the text as:
person’s capacity for sexual feelings.
When Wendy’s sorority sisters discover that Wendy is a lesbian, they hold a secret meeting to decide if Wendy should still be allowed to pledge. A handful of the sisters vote “no.” This is an example of:
Jenny is given a doll for 2nd birthday, while her brother, Tyrone, is given a fire truck. This is an example of gender:
In 1973, the American Psychological Association (APA) declassified homosexuality as an abnormal or deviant disorder. Which sociological perspective would be most interested in the statement the (APA) made to society?
Gender Dysphoria is:
A condition of people whose gender at birth is contrary to the one they identify with
Which of the following is NOT a product of gender stereotyping?
A father buying a basketball hoop for his daughter’s eighth birthday.
What is the purpose of queer theory?
To question the ways society perceives and experiences sex, gender, and sexuality.