Sociology

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You Are Going To Be Screwed Or Hector Is Going To Be Really Mad At You! 


 
  
Created Dec 11, 2008
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social stratification
 
society's system for ranking people hierarchically according to such attributes as wealth,...
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caste
 
social stratum into which people are born and in which they remain in life
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class
 
social stratum defined primarily by economic criteria such as occupation, income and wealth...
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closed stratification system
 
a stratification system in which there are rigid boundaries between social strata
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open stratification system
 
system in which the boundaries between social strata are easily crossed
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social mobility
 
movement by an individual or group from one social stratum to another
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upward mobility
 
movement by an individual or group to a high social stratum
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downward mobility
 
movement of an individual or group to a lower social stratum
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ascribed status
 
position or rank that is assigned to an individual at birth and cannot be changed
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achieved status
 
position or rank earned though the efforts of an individual
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status group
 
category of people within a social class, defined by how much honor or prestige they receive...
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structural mobility
 
movement from one social stratum to another caused by the elimination for an entire class as...
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spatial mobility
 
movement by an individual or group from one location or community to another
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status symbols
 
material objects or behaviors that indicate social status or prestige
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deference
 
the respect and esteem shown to an individual
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demeanor
 
ways individual presents themselves to others through body language, dress, speech, and manners...
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objective class
 
In Marxian theory, a social class that has a visible specific relationship to the means of...
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subjective class
 
In Marxian theory, the way members of a given social class percieve their situation as a class....
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class consciousness
 
a group's shared subjective awareness of its objective situation as a class
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intragenerational mobility
 
a change in the social class of an individual with his or her own lifetime.


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