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38 Cards in this Set

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achieved status(es)
32. upper class Yale graduate
56. the position which individuals acquire as a result of their knowledge, ability or skill
ascribed statuses
62. the position assigned to individuals or groups based on conditions of birth
26. this group controls the ruling ideas and values of a capitalist society
30. this class emerged out of feudalism
1. characterized by the private ownership of the means of production
22. mode of production
class consciousness
4. class-for-itself
11. members of a class are aware of their place in the economic systen and their common interests
10. workers view each other as individual competitors
23. members of this group may have little sense of shared community
class struggle
9. organized struggle of the oppressed against the ruling class
49. the basic source of social change according to Marx
5. charazterized by collective ownership of property
22. mode of production
46. government is abolished under this system
59. class divisions are eliminated under this system
factors of class consciousness
43. alienation and exonomic insecurity
47. the progressive impoverishment of the working class
22. mode of production
life chances
14. opportunities for successful career
24. less likely to be in good health
38. those aspects of an individual's future prospects that are determined by class membership
15. a pattern of social relationships, consumption of material goods and culture that indicate class position
market situation
35. commodities market
63. a social area where roles of production are performed and goods and services are exchanged
Karl Marx
34. he argued that all political phenomena could be traced directly to class
means of production
17. a plow and delivery truck
29. a factory
modes of production
16. feudalism and capitalism
48. determines a socitey's social organziation
oppressed class
20. workers (according to marx)
particularistic criteria of ranking
61. the basis of the status order of stratification
20. workers
33. this class sells its labor
property-owning class
37. entrepreneurs
45. owners of capital for investment
propertyless class
20. workers
33. this class sells its labor
relations of production
18. landlords and serfs
ruling class
25. thsi group controls the ruling ideas and values of society
41. this group controls the means of production
22. mode of production
social class (Marx)
40 . those who stand in a common position with regard to the socitey's production process
social class (Weber)
2. a group of people who share the same economic life chances
social glass (gilbert)
53. group of families that are approximately equal ni rank to each other and different from each other
6. charazterized by state ownership of the means of production
19. dictatorship of the proletariat
21. the transitional stage between capitalism and communism
22. mode of production
status situation
42. typical life chances to acquire negative or positive social estimation of honor
status inconsistency
31. underclass white anglo-saxon protestant male
54. prostitute, 8th grade education, 50,000/year
57. Mexican-American corporate executive
status consistency
13. upper-class white anglo saxon protestant male
44. lower-class racial minority
status stratification
12. racial discrimination
22. mode of production
48. determines a society's social structure
7. the media
8. religion
7. the media
8. religion
universalistic criteria of ranking
39. the basis of the economic order in its pure form
Max Weber
50. he believed that class position may be determined by status or power position
he believed that status considerations may undermine class consciousness