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What is a major cause of eating disorders for females?
Media portrayals of the "desirability" of thinness.
What is the name of websites that advocate anorexia?
Pro-Ana websites
Which eating disorder is most commonly found in men?
Bulimia
What is ture of children who are raised in same-sex househoulds?
They tend to more open minded about homosexuality and gender roles.
Who are the leading offenders in employment discrimination?
Government agencies
What is the name of 1996 ACT taht prohibited gay marriage in the U.S.?
Defense of Marriage Act.
What is the main cause of sexism in the work place?
Gender roles
On average, women make how much for every dollar made by a man?
.80
What percent of magazine articles is focused on dating and sex?
35%
What are the 'model minorities' in the US?
Asian and Indian Americans
What do the SATs assume all test takers have?
A white, middle class upbringing.
Drinking from a young age, though in the context of family, often leads to what?
Higher rates of alcohol consumption, but lower rates of heavy drinking and alcohol abuse.
Prohibition in the 1920s led to what?
Increased alcohol consumption.
Billboards advertising alcohol are found overwhelmingly in what communities?
African American communites
How many types of female genital mutilation are there?
Three, ranging from mild to severe.
What is a major cause of eating disorders for females?
Media portrayals of the "desirability" of thinness.
What is the name of websites that advocate anorexia?
Pro-Ana websites
Which eating disorder is most commonly found in men?
Bulimia
What is ture of children who are raised in same-sex househoulds?
They tend to more open minded about homosexuality and gender roles.
Who are the leading offenders in employment discrimination?
Government agencies
What is the name of 1996 ACT taht prohibited gay marriage in the U.S.?
Defense of Marriage Act.
What is the main cause of sexism in the work place?
Gender roles
On average, women make how much for every dollar made by a man?
.80
What percent of magazine articles is focused on dating and sex?
35%
What are the 'model minorities' in the US?
Asian and Indian Americans
What do the SATs assume all test takers have?
A white, middle class upbringing.
Drinking from a young age, though in the context of family, often leads to what?
Higher rates of alcohol consumption, but lower rates of heavy drinking and alcohol abuse.
Prohibition in the 1920s led to what?
Increased alcohol consumption.
Billboards advertising alcohol are found overwhelmingly in what communities?
African American communites
How many types of female genital mutilation are there?
Three, ranging from mild to severe.
What is the most often cited reason for FGM?
Religious beliefs
What are women often re-infibulated after childbirth?
To "tighten" her vaginal opening to please men.
What two components of food are responsible for addictive behaviors?
Fats and sugars
What ingredient is now added to food labels?
Trans-fat
In Africa, approximately how many people have died from AIDS?
14 million
The average weekly income for a family in Zimbabwe is what?
$12.00
What continent has the highest instance of AIDS infection?
AIDS
What does LRA stand for?
Lord's Resistance Army
What group has the largest casualty rates in the war?
children
What is the effect called when viewers do not htink they behave aggresively after watching television violence?
Third person effect
How many hours a day on average do children spend watching television?
4
How many acts of violence, including murders, will each child witness on TV by the time they are 18 years of age?
Over 200,000
Where do the majority of criminals obtain their guns?
From illegal connections or friends.
How many deaths a year in America are attributed to guns?
30,000 yearly
What court case made interracial dating legal?
Loving v. Virginia
In general, which families take longer to accept interracial relationships, black or white?
White.
What are some of the consequences of being obese?
Lower self-esteem depression.
What percentage of children in the U.S. is affected by obesity?
1 in 5
Racial profiling most often negatively affects whom?
African Americans.
What was the former CEO of Halliburton, who then left to become part of the Bush administration?
Dick Cheney
What are most IT (tech) jobs being outsourced to?
India
What is the name of 2002 bill passed to help regulate campaign financing?
McCain-Feingold Bill.