This exam consists of short answer questions and essay questions. Each unit has a set of four short answer questions, for which a sentence or two, or bullet-point responses should suffice, and two essay questions. In each of the three sections on the exam, you must answer all of the short answer questions, and select one essay question of the two provided. Your essays should be about 1 page, double-spaced, and reference the text â€“ be sure to provide an in-text citation when you reference the text!
In all, your completed final exam will consist of eight short answer responses and two essay responses.
Your exam is due to the Blackboard submission folder by 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 10.
Unit 3: Dimensions of Inequality â€“ Status and Power (Chapters 7-8)
Short answer: Answer all of the following questions. (5 points each)
1. Name at least three character traits that low-income parents seek to instill in their children
2. Give examples of lowbrow, middlebrow, and highbrow tastes.
3. According to Mills, what three spheres of public life do the power elite dominate?
4. Name at least three characteristics that divide the United States electorate.
Essay questions: Select one question to answer. (30 points each)
Essay 1: How are children from differing social classes socialized differently? How does this shape their habitus and their future life chances?