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What stereotype is often used to depict Aboriginal women?

Princesses and Squaw

Who developed "queer theory"?

What year did (white) women in Canada get the federal vote?

Judith Butler


What term refers to someone who does not conform to the gender role associated with his or her biological sex or that which was assigned to him or her at birth?


Which of the following was not identified as a male occupation category by Statistics Canada in 2001?

Finance, insurance and real estate

What process occurs when a job or profession comes to be dominated by women?


Who has carried out most of the contemporary work on gender issues?

feminist theorist

The term "tabula rasa" translates what?

blank slate

Feminist socialism tries to blend the sociological concepts of gender and what?


According to Paul Sargent, what type of masculine practices are those that serve to normalize and naturalize men's dominance and women's subordination?

Hegemony practices

What is NOT a shortcoming of feminist essentialism, as discussed by Beatrice Kachuck?

the questions it generates are too profound


- Sex

- Gender

- Sex is?

- Gender is?

- Sex refers to the anatomical or biological characteristics of a male or female

- Refers to the characteristics society assigns to men and women

- Biologically determined

- Culturally determined

What are gender roles?

What are Gender socialization?

- The set of expectations concerning behaviours and attitude related to being male or female

- The family

- peers

- school

- media


- Sexism

- Misogyny

- Gender stratification

- Patriarchy

- Who are the most educated between men and women

- The believe that one gender is superior to the other

- The hatred for women

- The unequal distribution of wealth, prestige and power between men and women e.g. occupation, paid employment

- Favours men. e.g Canadian society

- Women

What is feminism?

- The advocacy for equality between men and women, opposes sexism and patriarchy

What is sexual orientation?





A persons preference in terms of sexual partners

- Attracted to opposite sex

- Attracted to both sex

- Attracted to same sex

- Not Attracted to sex


Feminist liberalism?

Feminist Essentialism?

Feminist Socialism?

Feminist postmodernism?

When where women finally recognized as persons?

- Identifies women as a class entitled to rights

- Argues equality of female superiority

- Tries to blend class with gender

- Opposes feminist essentialism

- 1929

What is the most commonly-reported disability among Canadians?


Which term did Erving Goffman use refer to "abominations of the body"?

- Bodily Stigma

On average, what percentage of Canadians self-reported having a disability?

- 14.3%

According to Irving K. Zola, when one downplays a status and claims a position in the ableist mainstream, what might she be doing?

- Passing

Deaf culture is defined by what traditions?

- Schools for deaf

- Writing, theatre for deaf e.t.c

- Social groups

- Sign language learned as first language

The sociological imagination places accountability for social phenomena on what?

- Society

What type of equality demands that everyone should face and must adapt to the same socially driven architecture?

- Formal equality

Which research strategy did Irving K. Zola's approach to the study of disability utilize?

- Participant observation

- Institutional ethnography

What term did Douglas Coupland use to describe a "low-pay, low-prestige, low-dignity, low-benefit, no-future job in the service sector"?

- Mcjob

Which term refers to the tendency to define a particular condition as a medical problem requiring medical intervention?

- Medicalization


- Disability

- Ableism

- Medical model

- Economic model

- Any condition that limits a person from participating in a regular activity

- The discrimination and prejudice towards people who have disabilities

- Presenting and interpreting disability

- Views people with disability in terms of their contribution to, or drain to the economy.

What are the approaches to disability?

- Elimination

- Integration


Intersectionality theory

Standpoint theory

Critical disability theory

What does Critical disability theorists state about the built environment

Substantive equality

Oralist bias

- The way social factors combine to put an individual in a more disadvantage position

- To promote women's unique subjective interpretations of their experiences

- Looks distinctions between a natural impairment and disability

- Creates disability

- Building modifications that allows people with disability equal access to facilities

- The deaf can hear you, but you can't hear them

Changing family patterns?

- Since 1966 the # of lone parent families have been increasing

- Marriage rate is decreasing while cohabitation rate is increasing

What is a family?

A social institution that unites people, and oversees the bearing and raising of children

Kinship patterns?

Patrilineal descent: Determined through the males line

Matrilineal descent: Determined through the female line

Bilateral descent: Determined through both sides

Define these family forms:



In companionate relationships, complementary roles never overlap?

Nuclear: Consists of the parents and children

Extended: Consists of the parents and children along with other kins such as grandparents, uncles, aunt e.t.c


Define these household forms:

single household?

complex household?

The divorce rate in Canada increased significantly in 2002.

Single households: Consists of a single adult or unrelated adults with or without children

Complex household: Consists of 2 or more adults who are related but not married to each other


Define these relationship patterns:



Monogamy - Marriage between 2 partners

Polygamy - Marriage that unites 3 or more people

Define these family formation:



Aboriginal families

What is the Sixties Scoop?

Endogamy - Marrying someone of the same ethnicity, race or culture

Exogamy - Marrying someone of a different ethnicity, race, or culture

- Sexual sterilization

Residential schools

Sanctions to control marriage choices

- The remover of children from their aboriginal families

- Define Conjugal or marital role

- Who talked about family roles

Which of the following describes what the annual divorce rate in Canada does consistently?

- The distinctive roles of husband and wife, that results to division of labour within the house

- Elizabeth Bott

- Its fluctuating

what are the Immigration policies?

- The Chinese head tax

- The komagata maru

- Women of colour

What did Michel Foucault identify as a form of modern disciplinary control?

- Explanation and supervision

The sense of disconnect from the school system that many parents experience, and how this influences their children is an example of what?

- Anomie

Which term refers to the instrument of disciplinary control under which individuals are judged not on the intrinsic rightness or wrongness of their actions but on how their actions rank when compared with the performance of others?

- Normalizing judgement

Which term refers to passing off someone's ideas and words as your own?

- Plagiarism

The idea that "learning about other cultures will reduce prejudice and discrimination" is part of which model of education?

- Multicultural Model

Which term refers to the unstated, unofficial agenda of school system authorities?

- Hidden curriculum

When boosting revenue becomes the main objective, it can be said that education may become what?

- Commodified

Which term refers to the position on education and social mobility stating that academic performance reflects natural ability?


Which term refers to the process whereby students are divided into categories so that they can be assigned in groups to various kinds of classes?

- Tracking

Which term refers to involuntary part-time work for people seeking full-time employment or low-wage, low-skill employment for people with valuable skills, experience, or credentials?

- Underemployment

Since ---- -------- is seen as a means to economicmodernization

- 1846

- Education

Name the 4 educational models

-Assimilation model

- Multicultural model

- Anti oppression / anti racism model

In primary school, where is disciplined centred?

In (post)secondary school, the focus shiftsto?

- On the body

- Towards cognitive discipline

Jean Anyon talked about what types of schools?

And how the social class and the hidden curriculum are related

- Working class schools

- middle class schools

- affluent professional schools

- executive elite schools

What are the issues with education?

- Funding cutbacks

- Plagiarism

- Education as a commodity

- inflated degrees

- grade inflation

- underemployment

Define Michel Foucault docile bodies

What are the 3 types of docile bodies?

- Group conditioned through procedures and practices

- Hierarchical observation: people are controlled through observance

- Normalizing judgement: people are judge on how their actions rank compared to others

- Examination: combines both Hierarchical and Normalizing judgements

Who tested the cultural reproduction theory of tracking in junior or senior high school?

What is legitimization of inequality

- Jeannie Oakes

- When students accepts that their differential tracking system is fair




The state of physical, mental and social well being

A social institution that focuses on fighting diseases and improving health

Women doctors are LESS likely than men to do what?

Which perspective fails to understand that there are numerous unique approaches to interpreting medicine within a culture?

Become surgeons

Absolutist perspective

Which American sociologist was responsible for developing the concept of the "sick role"?

Talcott Parsons

What term refers to an illness or disease that becomes strongly associated with people of a particular ethnic background?


What does the "inverse care law" of healthcare state?

The availability for good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it, in the population served

Identifying certain conditions that might be considered "normal" as diseases that can then be treated with prescription drugs can contribute to what?


Which term refers to the perspective that attributes medical conditions to single factors treatable with single remedies?

Reductionist perspective

Who introduced the notion of medicalization?

- Ivan Illich

What are the key element of the sick role?

- Obligated to seek competent help

- Obligated to try to get well

- Expecting to be taken care of

- Exemption from normal activities

Define Alternative medicine

Medicine and inequality

Treatments that falls outside conventional medical practices

- Brain drain

- Canadian trained doctors advantages

- foreign trained doctors not recognized

- Over-presentation of women in nursing

- Racialized diseases

Who spoke about mass media?

And what did he say?

- C Wright Mills

- Media is inherently undemocratic

- Audience can't directly communicate back

Explain hyperreal (simulacra) by Jean Beaudrillard

- Made up versions of reality

- Aspects of the mass culture that draw and promote stereotyping

What is the difference betweenpopular and mass culture?

How does culture and media relate to each other?

Popular : Consumer to culture

Mass culture: Culture to consumer

Culture reflects media

Media shapes culture

What are the media gazes

- Classist gaze

- Androcentric gaze

- Heterosexual gaze

- Eurocentric gaze

- Racialized gaze

What are the junk food news?

- Entertainment through information

- lying through omission

- Disinformation

What are some issues with media?

- Cyber bullling

- Over sharing

- Social media celeb