All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Carol B. Stack
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is another term for welfare?

2. Where did Stack meet the girl that introduced her to the families in the Flats?

3. How were those who claimed to be the black leaders of the Flats viewed in their community?

4. What type of people did researchers establish contact with?

5. What affects a person's perception?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to residents of the Flats, what is a grandparental right?

2. How do people in the Flats feel about sacrificing what they have for their kin?

3. According to Stack, what is involved in the process of biculturation?

4. How did bias affect Stack's study?

5. What is day-to-day life like in the Jackson household?

6. According to Stack, how do those in the Flats view marriage?

7. Why did Stack feel that it was important to find average citizens of the Flats to study?

8. How did most researchers find the subjects that they studied?

9. According to Stack, How do relationships with kin complicate relationships with boyfriends or girlfriends?

10. How were nicknames developed in the Flats?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the role that the AFDC plays in keeping people from developing strong relationships between men and women.

Essay Topic 2

Many who viewed themselves as leaders in the black community were highly regarded by those in the white community, but looked down on in their own community. Why was this?

Essay Topic 3

Why did Stack feel that it was important to develop contacts in the community on her own and not go through middlemen?

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