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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4: Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Women's Wear Daily serve the feminist movement and the fashion industry?
(a) It convinces women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers create these clothing lines and women buy the attire.
(b) It convinces women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers attempt to fight against the trend, but this is what women want to buy.
(c) It tries unsuccessfully to convince women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work, male fashion designers create these clothing lines and women do not buy the attire.
(d) It tries unsuccessfully to convince women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers attempt to fight against the trend, but this is what women want to buy.

2. Faludi notes that rarely do the backlash's "force and furor" become as public as when which of the following occurs?
(a) When women's clinics are shut down due to systematic lobbying efforts.
(b) When prominent politicians deliver speeches against feminism.
(c) When women's clinics are firebombed.
(d) When women's clinics are awarded additional funding.

3. All of the following are researchers on the Harvard-Yale marriage study EXCEPT:
(a) Jeanne Moorman.
(b) Patricia Craig.
(c) David Bloom.
(d) Neil Bennett.

4. Grant claims that Gilligan's In a Different Voice teaches her that the "______________" is the essence of being a woman.
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Embracing of one's femininity.
(c) Quest for romance.
(d) Discovery of self.

5. Smart Women/Foolish Choices and Women Men Love/Women Men Leave are written by which of the following two authors?
(a) Melvin Kinder and Connell Cowan.
(b) Kinder Connell and Melvin Cowan.
(c) Melvin Cowan and Connell Kinder.
(d) Kinder Melvin and Cowan Connell.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which book shows Reagan's influence in criticizing the welfare state and pushing volunteerism and individual responsibility?

2. ***Poet Robert Bly speaks to mostly all-male audiences about healthier views of masculinity in the time of all of the following EXCEPT:

3. Retin-A is approved by the FDA to treat _____________ and is eventually marketed to treat ________.

4. What is Carol Gilligan's criticism of Lawrence Kohlberg's six-stage ladder?

5. According to Backlash, career women are warned that their choice to delay pregnancy and childbirth are resulting in which of the following?

(see the answer key)

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