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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Upper class
  2. Max Weber saw three dimensions to stratification (Mulitdimensional view of social stratification)
  3. Human capital theory
  4. Social class
  5. Middle class
  1. a social structural position groups hold relative to the economic, social, political and cultural resources of society
  2. b owns major share of corporate and personal wealth; had wealth for generations or recently become rich; very small portion of society
  3. c result of differences int he indiviual characteristic st aht worker bring to jobs; assumes that the economic syste m is fair and competitive adn that wage discrepancies reflect differences in the resources that individuals bring to jobs
  4. d hard to define; very large portion of americans
  5. e Class (economic demension), Status (prestige), Party (or power, political dimension)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Society held together by conflict; groups struggle over resources and compete for social advantage; Social stratification based on class conflict and blocked opportunity
  2. dft groups in society maintaining their distinctive cultures while also coexisting peacefully with the dominant group
  3. displaced and poor; little formal education; often unemployed or working in minimum wage jobs
  4. economic dimension of stratification, how much access to the material goods of society oa group or individual has
  5. total yrs of formal education

5 True/False questions

  1. Heterosexismthe institutionalization of heterosexuality as the only socially legitimate sexual orientation


  2. Comparable worthtotal owned minus debt


  3. Lumpenproletariata pattern of extreme segregation


  4. Intergenerationaloccurring between generations


  5. Status attainmentprocess by which people end up in a given position in the stratification system


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