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Essentials of Sociology Study Set 5

Sociology

Quiz 7 :
Stratification,class,and Inequality

Quiz 7 :
Stratification,class,and Inequality

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In systems of stratification,people are typically ranked by
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According to the textbook,what is one of the reasons that slavery does not exist in most societies around the world today?
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Today people are taken against their will and forced to work as bricklayers in Pakistan or as sex workers in Thailand.According to the textbook,these examples are best described as
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A stratification system in which certain people are owned as property is known as
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Which of the following is an example of a caste system?
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Caste systems like the one in India require that individuals marry within their social group.This is referred to as
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We can conclude that one of the main differences between a society based on caste versus one based on class is that
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Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty and raised by a single mother,yet today she is one of the richest women in America.According to the textbook,the social position we are born into affects our life chances,but our class position is also
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Scholars believe that ______ has encouraged a shift to class-based systems in countries such as India that have been traditionally caste-based systems.
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According to Karl Marx,the working class in industrialized countries would remain poor and live near subsistence level.Marx was right about the persistence of poverty in industrialized countries,but he was wrong in thinking that
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Karl Marx called those who own the means of production ______ and those who make their living by selling their own labor power for a wage ______.
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Workers picking strawberries can pick 100 baskets an hour,but the value of 20 baskets is all it costs the employer to pay them their hourly wages.According to Karl Marx,the income the employer collects from the extra baskets is
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One of the main differences between Marx's and Weber's understanding of social class is that
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Andrew is a twenty-something,currently unemployed Jewish male from a wealthy background.Louis is a thirty-year-old Puerto Rican man who currently works in retail.In addition to class,which other difference might Max Weber point to in attempting to understand their respective social positions?
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The social honor or prestige that other members of society accord to individuals is referred to as
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What does Max Weber mean by a "pariah group"?
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Davis and Moore's explanation of class stratification differs from that of Marx and Weber because
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From 1977 to 2016,the richest 20 percent saw its income rise ______,while the poorest 20 percent saw its income rise by ______.
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The money a person gets from a wage,salary,or investments is ______;the assets an individual owns are ______.
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Suheir Shedd is a university professor.Which of the following would constitute her wealth?
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