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5 Matching questions

  1. Action-orientation
  2. Prejudice
  3. Socialization
  4. Life chances
  5. Credential inflation
  1. a -The opportunities that an individual will have or be denied throughout life.
    -Education, health care, occupations, retirement, etc.
  2. b Behavioral.
  3. c Taught to not like a certain group of people.
  4. d -Keeps universities flush with tuition dollars: jobs.
    -Keeps you out of the work force for a bit.
    -Maintain inequalities.
    -Grade inflation and decrease in standards.
  5. e A system of negative beliefs, feelings, and action-orientations regarding a certain group or groups of people.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -The value of everything a person or family owns, minus any debts.
    -Marketable assets (such as real estate).
  2. Social strata that are based primarily on economic criteria such as occupation, income, and wealth.
  3. Brought up by authoritarian parents with strict obedience.
  4. -Institutional power.
    -Power whose exercise is governed by the norms and statuses of organizations.
  5. Feelings/Emotions.

5 True/False questions

  1. Social stratificationA society's system for ranking people and distributing rewards according to such attributes as income, wealth, power, prestige, age, sex, ethnicity, race, religion, and celebrity.


  2. Spatial mobilityThe movement of individuals, families, and larger groups from one location to another.


  3. C. Wright MillsStructured exchange of favors between big business executives, heads of federal government and military.


  4. Income-The value of everything a person or family owns, minus any debts.
    -Marketable assets (such as real estate).


  5. Structural mobilityAbility to move from one strata to another.


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