Sociology Studies Quiz

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Sociology Studies Quiz

Answer the following questions

Barbara Ehrenreich

1. What did you take away from Ehrenreich’s story?

2. Do you believe that she would have had a different experience as a woman of color?

Sheldon Danziger and Christopher Wimer

3. How do we measure poverty and what are some major trends?


H. Luke Shaefer and Kathryn Edin

4. Why does the rise of extreme poverty matter?

Dennis Gilbert

5. How does poverty in American society compare to other countries according to Gilbert?
Poverty Myths Podcast

6. Listen to one of the five podcasts and describe the misconception (myth) and how it is “busted”. Comment on what you’ve learned from the story that was told. Sociology Studies Quiz

? On the Media Podcast: Busted: America’s Poverty Myths (scroll down past the advertising and click on any one of the 5 podcasts):

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