Joe is the CEO of a major corporation and earns a salary of $500,000. He has earned a great deal of respect in his position and he is an active member of the community in which he resides. Joe is an example of ______.
Walt Rostow was an adviser to President John F. Kennedy. Rostow's use of modernization theory had a major influence on U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War. This theory is derived from the ______ school of thought.
According to the ______ perspective, certain occupations, such as airplane pilots and Supreme Court judges, require a great deal of education and must be rewarded with higher salaries and extensive benefit packages.
______ defined social class as a division between the capitalists, who owned the means of production, and the proletariat, who lacked the means of production, thus creating a hierarchical stratification system.
Bill Gates, CEO of Microsoft, is estimated to be worth $48 billion. Today, it is estimated that there are 14 million Americans who are homeless. This disparity between social classes is an example of ______.
Many celebrities purchase large mansions and expensive vehicles. In addition, they also often purchase designer clothing and wear lavish jewelry. According to Pierre Bourdieu, this is an example of ______.
Mike owns a collection business and is very strict with his employees. He sees his employees in a very subservient way and expects them to adhere to all his rules. This would be an example of an inter/actionist theory as it pertains to social stratification.
The key difference between Georg Simmel and Thorstein Veblen's theories of stratified consumption is that Simmel thinks the lower classes invent their own fashionable styles, while Veblen thinks they simply mimic the taste of the upper class.
Walt Rostow's version of modernization theory was used during the Cold War to describe what progression? What are the four stages of modernization theory that countries must go through according to Rostow's model?