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Maddie Sociology Exam 2 (pt5)

Wealth, power, prestige
What are the three variables Max Weber identifies as defining social class?
Two - 2
Based on the Marxist orientation of conflict sociologists, how many distinct social classes exist?
Property owned and income made by the person less debt
When used by sociologists, the term "wealth" refers to ...
Petty Bourgeioisie
Ruth owns the Head 2 Toe Boutique where she employes 15 workers. According to Erik Wright's model of social class, Ruth would be classified as an ...
Education, power, property, and prestige
What are the four variables Gilbert and Kahl used to develop a six class model to reflect the class structure of the United States and other capitalists countries?
inter generational mobility
What is the upward or downward movement in social class by family members from one generation to the next?
Changes in society that cause large numbers of people to move up or down the class ladder which causes one class to increase while other decrease is called ... mobility
Race and ethnicity
What is the strongest variable in developing correlations to which social groups are in poverty?
The most likely segment of the population in the United States to experience poverty today are...
The south
What region of the United States has the highest clustering of people in poverty?