Sociology

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Which of the following terms is used by sociologists to refer to a structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates unequal economic rewards and power in society?

stratification

Which of the following terms is used to refer to hereditary ranks that are relatively fixed, immobile, and generally religiously dictated?

castes

When women are given the opportunity to attend college?

They excel; they have a higher overall grade point average than men.

A system of stratification under which peasants were required to work land leased to them by nobles in exchange for military protection was known as a(n)?

estate system

In Karl Marx's view, social relations during any period of history depend on who controls the?

Primary mode of economic production.

Which of the following answers accurately describes the relationship between CEO pay and median worker pay between 1989 and 2007?

CEO pay rose 167 percent/ median worker pay rose 10 percent.

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