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TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

1) Grassroots groups rarely challenge others. 1) _______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

2) Grassroots organizations have been successful in dealing with problems such as: 2) _______

A) homelessness. B) environmental degradation.

C) gun control. D) political corruption.


3) Social movements that attempt to improve social conditions by changing an aspect of social structure while working within existing organizational structures are: 3) _______

A) revolutionary movements B) religious movements

C) reform movements D) alternative movements
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

4) Resistance movements seek to prevent change or undo change that has already occurred. 4) _______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

5) From a functionalist perspective social problems arise when: 5) _______

A) social institutions do not fulfill the functions they are supposed to perform.

B) when the elite impose their power over the masses.

C) when dysfunction occurs.

D) Both a and b are correct.


ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

6) Compare and contrast the five types of social movements discussed in the text. Discuss the strengths and limitations of each in regard to bringing about large-scale social change in societies such as the United States.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

7) The first obstacle in trying to solve social problems is between ideal and practical solutions. 7) _______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

8) Support systems that make it possible to have specific land use such as utilities and transportation and facilitate people's activities and the nation's economy are referred to as: 8) _______

A) Corporate America B) Infrastructure

C) Infra-utilitarian D) Intrastructure


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

9) A social movement is typically started by ordinary people who work together to change a perceived wrong in their neighborhood, city, state or nation. 9) _______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

10) Efforts to solve social problems may be difficult because: 10) ______

A) there is not agreement about what the problem is.

B) disagreement exists as to who (organization or agency) should address the problem.

C) there is disagreement as to what should be done to reduce the problem.

D) All of the above are correct.


ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

11) Using the anti-abortion movement as an example, what are the strengths and weaknesses of grassroots approaches to reducing or eliminating social problems? Describe how grassroots groups seek to bring about social change.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

12) A combination of short-, middle-, and long-term strategies is required to reduce social problems. 12) ______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

13) All of the following are characteristics of various social movements, except a group that: 13) ______

A) engages in collective action. B) resists social change.

C) has become institutionalized. D) seeks to promote social change.


14) ________ movements seek to improve society by changing some specific aspect of the social structure. 14) ______

A) Alternative B) Revolutionary

C) Religious D) Reform
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

15) Radical terrorists are examples of alternative movements. 15) ______


16) National special-interest groups constitute a macrolevel approach for dealing with social problems. 16) ______
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

17) According to the text, single issue demands are often made by special interest groups that focus on issues such as: 17) ______

A) fair wages. B) environment.

C) abortion. D) access to health care.


18) Organizations started by ordinary people to bring about social change are referred to as: 18) ______

A) political parties. B) governmental caucuses.

C) resistance movements. D) grassroots groups.
19) The microlevel solutions approach often focuses on: 19) ______

A) tertiary groups. B) secondary groups.

C) primary groups. D) collective behaviors.
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

20) Mid-range approaches for dealing with social problems include organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. 20) ______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

21) Advance warning systems such as hurricane early warning systems, tsunami warning systems and mass evacuations of potentially effected areas are considered ________ solutions because they entail restrictive costs. 21) ______

A) ideal B) real

C) prohibitive D) Both a and c are correct.


ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

22) Identify the key factors that distinguish one special-interest group from another. Explain why special-interest groups are an influential force in U.S. politics in the twenty-first century.


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

23) The sociologist ________ stated that social problems cannot be solved at the individual level because they are more than personal problems. 23) ______

A) Joe R. Feagin B) Max Weber

C) C. Wright Mills D) Karl Marx


24) Self-help groups are an example of ________ approaches for reducing social problems. 24) ______

A) macrolevel B) global C) mid-range D) microlevel


25) Groups such as "Operation Rescue" who work make abortion illegal would be considered a ________ because they attempt to change, prevent or undo change that has already occurred. 25) ______

A) revolutionary movement B) religious movements

C) alternative movement D) resistance movement
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

26) Civil disobedience involves nonviolent behavior. 26) ______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

27) According to the text, social change includes alteration or modification in: 27) ______

A) social institutions. B) public policy.

C) culture. D) All of the above are correct.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

28) Some special-interest groups want to influence those in positions of power whereas others want to replace them. 28) ______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

29) Efforts to reduce or eliminate social problems may create/give rise to ________ 29) ______

A) order and stability. B) a content public.

C) new problems. D) None of the above are correct.


30) New Age movements are examples of ________ movements. 30) ______

A) revolutionary B) religious

C) alternative D) reform
31) Some people use primary groups to remedy a personal problem. All of the following are characteristics of primary groups, except: 31) ______

A) emotion-based relationships.

B) face-to-face interactions.

C) interactions take place over a limited period of time.

D) small, less-specialized groups.
32) According to the text Hurricane Katrina was a ________ , however, from a sociological perspective it was a ________. 32) ______

A) political disaster / environmental disaster

B) natural environment / weather anomaly

C) natural disaster / social disaster

D) None of the above are correct.
33) According to the text, ideal solutions for social problems must be distinguished from: 33) ______

A) grassroots coalitions. B) governmental handouts.

C) unrealistic expectations. D) workable solutions.
ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

34) Using unemployment as a social problem, describe how microlevel, mid-range, and macrolevel approaches would differ in regard to explaining this problem and seeking to reduce or eliminate it.


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

35) ________ movements seek to bring about a total change in society. 35) ______

A) Religious B) Revolutionary

C) Alternative D) Reform


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

36) A California mother of four whose son was killed in the Iraq war led an antiwar protest which she established outside President George W. Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas during the presidents summer vacation. She and the other antiwar protesters would be defined as a protest crowd. 36) ______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

37) According to the text, a major limitation of micro- and mid-level approaches to reducing social problems is: 37) ______

A) not enough emphasis is placed on the part that individuals must play in solving their own problems.

B) overemphasis on the structural barriers in society may make social change seem impossible.

C) efforts at this level typically lack the sustained capacity to produce changes at the national or international levels.

D) All of these are accurate.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

38) Grassroots organizations are started by professional lobbyists who work to change perceived wrongs on a nationwide scale. 38) ______


39) Lunch counter "sit ins" and riots such as those that took place during the Civil Rights movement the 1960s are examples of civil disobedience. 39) ______
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

40) Sociologists refer to voluntary, often spontaneous activity that is engaged in by a large number of people and typically violates dominant group norms and values as: 40) ______

A) crowds. B) mobs.

C) collective behavior. D) social movements.


41) ________ movements seek to renovate or renew people through inner change. 41) ______

A) Reform B) Religious

C) Revolutionary D) Alternative
ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

42) Define civil disobedience. Provide examples of how this approach has been used by groups protesting certain laws or actions of governmental authorities.


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

43) The AFL-CIO and Zero Population Growth are examples of: 43) ______

A) primary groups. B) special-interest groups.

C) grassroots movements. D) collective behavior.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

44) Support systems such as utilities and transportation, which makes land use possible in addition to facilitating the daily activities of a nation is referred to as infrastructure. 44) ______


45) Some microlevel approaches focus on how individuals can work to solve the problems they face. 45) ______
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