Cultural codes can be described as the norms, values, and behaviors practiced

| February 14, 2018

True or False
1. Cultural codes can be described as the norms,
values, and behaviors practiced over time, which are understood by people
within a particular group.
2. Social work has begun to consider culture because
it affects how people think, behave, can serve as strength, and possibly create
boundaries.
3. For Matthew McConaughey to not wear deodorant
publicly he violates one of society’s mores.
4. According
to the Complexity of Identityarticle,
identity is developed based on individual characteristics, family dynamics,
historical/social factors, and one’s cohort.
5. Charles
Horton Cooley’s contribution to the discussion on identity suggests that it is
embedded in social, cultural, and historical context, as well as the process of
reflection and observation pertaining to oneself.
6. Emile
Durkheim suggests the abandonment of individual racism, and the recognition and
opposition to institutional racism as a major development task in the
development of self.
7. The
stages of White identity proposed by Janet Helms includes: Contact,
Disintegration, Reintegration, Pseudo-Independent, Immersion/Emersion, and
Autonomy.
8. People
who judge others from their (the other’s) ethnic perspective/standards, rather
than their own (the judge), can be described as ethnocentric.
9. Double
jeopardy is the increased possibility of disadvantages a person may experience
due to being affiliated with two minority groups, such as being Hispanic and
female.
10. The Principle of
Homophily is offered as a limitation to the Contact Theory.
11. Enculturation is an
example of how Internalized oppression leads one to abandon their culture of
origin.
12. Contact theory and
Symbolic Interaction are similar in their objectives around understanding,
symbols, and cultural codes.
13. There are particular
markers in each racial group which distinguishes one from another.
14. The Extinction Theory
was used to justify the horrific living, social and economic conditions of
Americans who were descendents of northern Europe.
15. Native American’s relocation
to reservations is a part of the legacy and oppression of annexing their land.
16. Labeling Japanese
people as the “Model Minority,” and placing them in Internment camps, created a
legacy where they and other Asians do not receive needed supports, and they are
not considered American citizens though their families may have been in
American for several generations.
17. In 1922 and 1923, the
Supreme Court contradicted itself in the naturalization cases of Takao Ozowa,
and Bhagat Singh Thind, which helped to perpetuate racial and ethnic discrimination.

18. Ethnic whites from
southern and eastern Europe were not considered to be white, were viewed as the
in-betweens, and experienced labeling, stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination,
and lynching similar to African Americans.
19. The Nazi propaganda
machine claimed to base their practices of Eugenics (pure race preservation) on
American race science.
20. It can safely be said
that labor, land, resources, and the spread of democracy have fueled internal
and external colonization by the United States.
21. Charles Davenport
coined the phrase, “survival of the fittest”.

22. The policies and
procedures established by the United States Government after WWII (G.I. Bill,
and FHA) were extremely beneficial to both blacks and ethnic whites.
23. Assimilation is the
acculturation outcome where an individual lives comfortably in two different
cultural worlds combining parts of their own culture of origin with the host
culture.
24. Oppression can be
described as denial of an individual or group of people’s freedom, happiness,
and access to resources.
25.
People
who are a part of the majority in certain categories (e.g., race, ethnicity,
gender, sexual-orientation, age, religion, ability, ses) tend to experience
greater prejudice, discrimination, and being labeled as “other”.
Multiple
Choice. Select the best answer to the following.(2 pts. each/50 pts. total)
1.
Considered
inequality within the framework of class-conflict between bourgeoisie (capitalist)
and the (proletariat). Seen in recent
years in the Occupy Movement(s).
a.
Social
Darwinism
b.
Marxism
c.
Structural
Functionalism
2.
Social
stratification (a hierarchy) is necessary and desirable for industrial
societies, supports socials roles and social structures, each institution helps
to sustain the whole in a similar manner as the human body.
a.
Social
Darwinism
b.
Marxism
c.
Structural
Functionalism
3.
Success
is based on biological superiority over others, conflict and struggle are the
law of nature, the strong survive; the strong are rewarded, and the weak are
punished.
a.
Social
Darwinism
b.
Marxism
c.
Structural
Functionalism
4.
The
human experience can be conveyed through storytelling; change in attitudes and
behavior can occur when people are encouraged to interpret and give meaning to
their own stories, especially within a group setting.
a.
Contact
Theory
b.
Cosmopolitanism
c.
Pluralism
d.
Multiculturalism
e.
Narrative
5.
People
should not have to abandon their culture in order to advance in society;
questions structural functionalist requiring assimilation for societal
stability, and ideas their about inequality being legitimate within such a
systems (e.g., male dominance, supremacy).
a.
Contact
Theory
b.
Cosmopolitanism
c.
Pluralism
d.
Multiculturalism
e.
Narrative
6.
A
policy where cultural expression, knowledge, and creativity are encouraged;
promotes tolerance, questions the dominance of one group over another; looks to include a broader perspective of
social groups to reinterpret history.
a.
Contact
Theory
b.
Cosmopolitanism
c.
Pluralism
d.
Multiculturalism
e.
Narrative
7.
Intergroup
relations are affected by a lack of understanding as a result of a lack of
contact. Increased contact is expected
to decrease or eliminate prejudice.
a.
Contact
Theory
b.
Cosmopolitanism
c.
Pluralism
d.
Multiculturalism
e.
Narrative
8.
Applies
to World Systems theory.
a.
Focuses
on economic and social differences globally
b.
Core
(wealthy countries),Periphery (colonies)
c.
Some
countries monopolize production, and others provide raw material, cheap labor
d.
All
of the Above
e.
None
of the Above
9.
Perpetuates
prejudice.
a.
Stereotypes
b.
Omitting

c.
Distortion

d.
All
of the Above
e.
None
of the Above
10.
Agent
(s) of socialization mentioned in class.
Crucial in identity development.
a.
Parents,
Peers, Education, Mass Media
b.
Religion,
Politics, Policies
c.
Parents,
Peers, Government, Legal System
11.
A
lifelong social experience by which people develop their human potential and
learn culture.
a.
Culture
b.
Primary
group influence
c.
Secondary
group influence
d.
Socialization

12.
Clear
and intentional acts of discrimination and bigotry.
a.
White
Privilege
b.
Internalized
Oppression
c.
Active
Racism
13.
Which
of the following can be considered a minority population?
a.
Hispanic
Americans
b.
Males
c.
Young
Americans
d.
All
of the Above
14.
Individuals
who reject both the culture
of origin and the host culture can be described as having the acculturation
outcome of:
a.
Integration

Separation
Marginalization

15.
An
involuntary status that one receives most often at birth. Can affect other
statues (- or +).
a.
Achieved
b.
Ascribed
c.
Master
16.
Skill(s)
social workers must have in order to be effective, and practice culturally
grounded S.W.
a.
Self-Awareness
and Discipline
b.
Problem-solving
approach
c.
A
and B
d.
None
of the Above
17.
According
to Race the Power of Illusion, race is a ______ and ______ construction.
a.
Social
and Political
b.
Biological
and Social
c.
Both
A and B
d.
None
of the Above
18.
Which
book helped to convince people that some races were more superior than others,
and of different species?
a.
Notes
on the State of Virginia, by Thomas Jefferson
b.
Types
of Mankind, by Josiah Knott
c.
Crania
Americana, by Samuel Morton
19.
A
group’s distinctive way of life identifiable by its language, values,
traditions, norms, and customs that guide how people think and behave.
a.
Social
Codes
b.
Norms
c.
Culture
20.
Less
likely to make people vulnerable to oppression?
a.
Physical
Attributes
b.
Invisible
affiliations
c.
Social
Categories (e.g., race, age, gender)
d.
None
of the Above
21.
Which
does not apply to the spiral like problem-solving process used in client
interaction?
a.
Engagement
b.
Assessment
c.
Socialization

d.
Intervention
e.
Evaluation
22.
Social
workers must consider a person’s ____ because they affect each other.
a.
Ecosystem
(PIE)
b.
Problem-solving
process
c.
Interventions
23.
The
Bootstrap Myth is
a.
Typically
held by people who are uninformed
b.
Overlooks
how wealth and upward mobility was subsidized by the government
c.
Often
used by people who have worked hard to accumulate wealth, but are ignorant to
or ignore the effects of institutional and structure oppression.
d.
All
of the Above
e.
None
of the Above
24.
What
does not apply to communities
primarily comprised of minorities?
a.
Revitalized

b.
Redlined
by the FHA
c.
Considered
a financial risk
d.
None
of the Above
25.
What
does not apply to Urban
Renewal reflected in Race the Power of Illusion?
a.
90%
of the housing was destroyed
b.
2/3
of Blacks and Latinos
c.
Cities
were made more livable
d.
None
of the Above

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