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  1. Strata
  2. Poverty
  3. False Consciousness
  4. Classes
  5. Life chances
  1. a -Imaginary set of horizontal social layers.
    -More or less closed to entry by people outside any given layer.
  2. b Social strata that are based primarily on economic criteria such as occupation, income, and wealth.
  3. c Characteristic of capitalist society that makes workers keep working and believing that if they work hard enough they will be successful and if they aren't successful, it's their own fault.
  4. d Pronounced deprivation in well-being, and comprises many dimensions.
  5. e -The opportunities that an individual will have or be denied throughout life.
    -Education, health care, occupations, retirement, etc.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The movement of individuals, families, and larger groups from one location to another.
  2. -The value of everything a person or family owns, minus any debts.
    -Marketable assets (such as real estate).
  3. Movement of an individual or group from one social stratum to another caused by the elimination of an entire class as a result of changes in the means of existence.
  4. Behavioral.
  5. Someone does not like the opposing team or someone who is not on their side.

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. No child left behindAbility to move from one strata to another.


  3. IncomePeople's earning from wages, dividends, interest, and any rents or royalties that are paid to them on properties they own.


  4. AffectiveFeelings/Emotions.


  5. CastesSocial strata into which people are born and which they remain for life (cannot get out of).


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