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5 Matching questions

  1. Class consciousness
  2. Conflict perspective on inequality
  3. Class system
  4. Lumpenproletariat
  5. Class conflict
  1. a perception that a class structure exists along with a feeling of shared identification with others in one's class
  2. b a person's placement in the class system can change according to personal achievements, class depends on achieved status
  3. c those who have become unnecessary as workers and are then discarded (underclass, homeless, permanently poor)
  4. d per Marx, working class would become dissatisfied with profits becoming concentrated in the hands of few capitalists, revolution as an inevitable result
  5. e Society held together by conflict; groups struggle over resources and compete for social advantage; Social stratification based on class conflict and blocked opportunity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the hierarchical distribution of social and economic resources according to gender
  2. the interactive or combined effects of racism, classism, and gender in the oppression of people
  3. from Karl Marx's conflict theory; interprets inequality as resulting from the unequal distribution of power and resources in society
  4. segregation in the labor market based on factors sucha s race, class, age or any combination thereof
  5. extreme segregation and exclusion of women from public life

5 True/False questions

  1. Socioeconomic status (SES)Derived from certain factors such as income, occupational prestige and education


  2. Discriminationpracticies that single out some groups for different and unequal treatment; ex: sexual harrassment


  3. Social mobilitya person's movement over time from one class to another


  4. Social classsocial structural position groups hold relative to the economic, social, political and cultural resources of society


  5. Prejudicesought to apply the scientific principles of genetic selection to improve the offspring of the human race


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