Which of the following theorists highlighted the importance of ideas in maintaining order and oppression in society?

Question 1

Zygmunt Bauman has written on what he describes as ____, where modern citizens vie for a relationship to physical spaces and places, including countries.

[removed] A globalized conflict
[removed] Resource differentiation
[removed] A space war
[removed] Global tourism

Question 2

With a population over 1 billion, about ____ of Indians live on less than $2 a day.

[removed] 50%
[removed] 25%
[removed] 2/3
[removed] 10%

Question 3

The comparative economic measure that uses international dollars to indicate the amount of goods and services someone could buy in the United States with a given amount of money is known as:

[removed] GNI-PPP
[removed] GDP
[removed] Gross Domestic Income
[removed] Gross Purchasing Power

Question 4

The world’s richest ____ people own as much wealth as the bottom half of the planet’s population.

[removed] 10
[removed] 1,200
[removed] 85
[removed] 350

Question 5

The idea that poverty of some countries is a consequence of their exploitation by wealthy, capitalist states is known as:

[removed] World systems theory
[removed] Dependency theory
[removed] Global conflict theory
[removed] Imperialist-colonization theory

Question 6

The science of population size, distribution, and composition is defined as:

[removed] Ethnography
[removed] Population studies
[removed] Demography
[removed] Demographics

Question 7

The average number of births per woman is referred to as:

[removed] Crude birth rate
[removed] Female fertility rate
[removed] Total birth average
[removed] Total fertility rate

Question 8

Net migration is:

[removed] The number of births per year
[removed] In-migration minus out-migration
[removed] Migration to the cities minus migration to the suburbs
[removed] The number of new immigrants

Question 9

Which of the following countries is experiencing high population growth as a result of migration, rather than natural population increase?

[removed] United States
[removed] China
[removed] India
[removed] Ethiopia

Question 10

E-waste accounts for what percentage of toxic waste?

[removed] 70
[removed] 5
[removed] 15
[removed] 50

Question 11

Which of the following is true of fads and fashions?

[removed] It must be adopted by the masses to be considered fashionable
[removed] Only includes clothing and hairstyles
[removed] Reflect a tension between people’s desire to be different and their desire to conform
[removed] Are entirely at the whim of people’s tastes and not influenced by marketers

Question 12

Temporary gatherings of closely interacting people with a common focus are known as:

[removed] Crowds
[removed] Riots
[removed] Masses
[removed] Contagions

Question 13

Traditional, homegeneous societies are characterized by _____ solidarity, while diverse, modern societies are characterized by _____ solidarity.

[removed] mechanical; organic
[removed] mechanical; industrial
[removed] organic; industrial
[removed] interdependent; independent

Question 14

_____ norms are those that are situationally created to support a collective action.

[removed] Emergent
[removed] Situational
[removed] Crowd
[removed] Social movement

Question 15

Which of the following theorists highlighted the importance of ideas in maintaining order and oppression in society?

[removed] Karl Marx
[removed] Max Weber
[removed] Antonio Gramsci
[removed] Pierre Bourdieu

Question 16

Voluntary, goal-oriented action that occurs in relatively disorganized situations is known as:

[removed] Collective action
[removed] Collective behavior
[removed] Crowd mentality
[removed] Social protest
 
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