Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

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?

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording