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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 type of people did researchers establish contact with?
2. How were those who claimed to be the black leaders of the Flats viewed in their community?
3. Who wrote "Tomorrow's Tomorrow"?
4. How did Stack protect the identities of those she interviewed?
5. How many other researchers had conducted studies in the Flats during the decade in which Stack conducted her study?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Stack want to learn about the families that she studied?
2. How is swapping among family members different than casual swapping among people who are not kin?
3. What is the Jackson families' economic situation like?
4. How did Stack use her assistants to gather data?
5. What was Stack trying to learn about the exchange system in the Flats?
6. Why did Stack feel that it was important to find average citizens of the Flats to study?
7. How do those in the Flats cope with the lack of privacy?
8. How did Stack define family in the Flats?
9. Why is it argued that the economic model of the US is dependent on low-skilled and low-wage workers?
10. In the Flats many people do not seek treatment from a doctor, why is this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Parental roles in the Flats can extend to many people beyond the natural mother and father. Discuss how the parental roles are determined and who can hold these roles.
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
Discuss the impact that joblessness plays in the lives of the black community in the Flats.
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