Sociology Quiz 3

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Created Apr 11, 2011
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Division of society into layers whose occupants have unequal access to social opportunities...
 
social stratification
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ascribed status; no social mobility
 
caste
3
both birth and achievement; supports meritocracy
 
class
4
humans identify differences in people
 
differentiation
5
we rank people based on those identified differences
 
ranking
6
say some people are better or worse
 
evaluation
7
we give the "better" people rewards
 
differential rewards
8
gender, age, occupation, education, race, physical attractiveness
 
social hierarchies
9
wealth, income, power, prestige
 
class inequality
10
stratification in US - upper class
 
1%
11
stratification globally - richest 20%
 
80%
12
stratification globally - poorest 20%
 
1%
13
the higher the social class, the greater the life expectancy; insurance, nutritious food, safer...
 
health
14
children of the upper class are more likely to attend college; finances, family educational...
 
education
15
individuals with higher incomes are significantly more likely to vote and join political organizations;...
 
political behavior
16
working-class parents emphasize conformity, respect, and obedience to authority, while parents...
 
values and attitudes
17
subordination vs. autonomy
 
occupational experience
18
compared behavior of two groups
 
saints and the roughnecks
19
can choose own race in census
 
self-identification
20
socially constructed category that attaches meaning to certain biological traits
 
race
21
a shared cultural heritage and characteristic
 
ethnicity
22
a category of people who are socially disadvantaged
 
minority
23
a rigid and irrational generalization about an entire group of people
 
prejudice
24
a behavior where certain people are treated unequally because they belong to a particular group
 
discrimination
25
a negative form of prejudice specific to race
 
racism
26
The Souls of Black Folk
 
W.E.B. Dubois
27
black americans experience "double consciousness"
 
the souls of black folk
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asian-americans; successfully assimilated
 
model minority


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