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The castes that exist in India are known as....

-Varnas

Which r examples of castes in India?

-Kshatriyas
-Vaisyas
-Sudras
-Brahmins

Which r examples of charismatic authority?

-An inspirational spiritual leader
-A dynamic celebrity activist

Illegitimate power relies upon...

-Force or coercion to generate obedience

The unequal distribution of resources among groups of ppl is called ______.

-Inequality

According to Max Weber, what are the 2 key components of power?

The ability to bring about an intended outcome
-The ability to overcome opposition

A _____ is made up of social structures & cultural norms that create & maintain inequality by ranking ppl into a hierarchy of groups that receive unequal resources.

Stratification system

Which r examples of the 6 bases of power w/in small groups & organizations?

-Coercive power
-Reward power
-Informational power

_______ examined the concept of class in terms of work, _______ looked at class in terms of life chances.

-Marx, Weber

Which is an example of hegemony?

a. A politician trying to demonize a foreign enemy in rallying citizen support for a war.

The estates that comprised a society's major strata in a feudal estate system usually include.....

-Commoners
-The nobility
-The Christian clergy

The prestige attributed to an individual is called _______.

-status

What r the components of stratification according to Max Weber?

-Status
-Class
-Political power

The specific strategies ppl use to influence others in everyday life are called _______ tactics.

-power

Stratification systems based primarily on _______ statuses are said to be open.

-Achieved

Which r examples of achieved statuses?

-College graduate
-Professor

Which strategy of empowerment involves bringing ppl together to identify common goals & work together to achieve them?

-Organization

Which r the key strategies for overcoming opposition?

-Coerce
-Reward
-Persuade

Which is an example of a political use of power?

-Parents setting the rules for how children behave

Which is an example of economic power?

-The gov't. distributing money for various public projects
-Your boss exercising control over departmental supplies

Patriarchy is a stratification system based on _______ status.

-Ascibed

In socialist class systems, the ideology emphasizes....

-The collective good
-Economic equality

The well-known role of _______ as a charismatic leader in the civil rights movement began during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

M.L.K. Jr.

Which r key strategies to increase empowerment?

-Networking
-Organization
-Education

The system of racial segregation in the U.S. can be considered a _______ stratification system.

-Caste-based

The ______ approach to understanding power focuses on overcoming opposition or dominating others.

-Power over

Economic power is significant b/c it enables some ppl to....

-Determine who will receive important resources & how those resources will be used

Prior to the Enlightenment of the 18th century, inequality was viewed....

-As inevitable & often a part of God's will

Which r examples of unequal resrouces?

-Access to important networks of ppl
-Money
-Education

Empowerment is the focus of much ______ scholarship on power.

-Feminist

The most efficient way to maintain a system of inequality is to.....

-Cinvince most ppl that the system is fair, inevitable, or both

In capitalist class systems, the ideology emphasizes...

-Individualism

The "power over" approach to understanding power focuses on...

-Domination

The "power to" approach emphasizes....

-The ability to bring about an intended outcome

Which statements describe the relationship between power & compliance?

-Those w/ power depend upon compliance to maintain their position
-When authorities achieve compliance through coercion, conflict can often lurk beneath the orderly surface of society

______ is male domination through social institutions & cultural practices?

-Patriarchy

_______ Theories of power focus on the capacity of social systems to achieve collective goals.

-Functionalist

Michael Foucault coined the term ______ to show that how we understand & interpret the world both enlightens & restricts us.

-Power/knowledge

Which is an example of cultural power?

-Parents who encourage their children to read certain books

______ Theories point out that power can involve competence & empowerment, rather than just the domination of others.

-Feminist

Those w/ little apparent power can use ______ to great effect in bringing about social change.

-Disobediance

Michael Foucault argued that....

-While power can be oppressive & dominating, it can also have a postive effect

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