Social problems #3 T/F

FALSE
There are 6 stages in the natural history of social problems.
FALSE
Sociology provides a basis for making value decisions.
FALSE
Josie wants to do a study of single, working mothers’ political attitudes that would be generalizable to the population. She should conduct interviews.
FALSE
In 1995 Hawaii changed its law and made abortion a private, noncriminal act.
FALSE
Abortion cannot really be considered a social problem.
FALSE
Social location determines a persons actions.
TRUE
African American women are most likely than white women to have an abortion.
TRUE
A social problem for some is often a solution for others.
TRUE
In the case of “Webster v. Reproductive Services”, the supreme court concluded that the states do not have an obligation to finance abortions.
FALSE
Sociologist do not take sides in social issues.
FALSE
The founder of conflict theory was August Comte.
TRUE
Sociologist use 3 main theories to examine social problems.
TRUE
What people consider to be a social problem changes from one historical period to another.
FALSE
Herbert Spencer is the founder of sociology.
TRUE
Japans population is aging faster than that of any other nation.
FALSE
There are 8 different branches of feminism.
FALSE
Americans have always placed a low value on the elderly.
FALSE
The percentage of elderly who are poor is higher today than in 1970.
FALSE
Most Americans over the age of 65 live in nursing homes.
FALSE
Patriarchy is rule by women.