Chp. 7

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karruiz
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Chp. 7
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2013-07-16 02:36:14
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intro to sociology
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  1. prestige
    amount of social honor/ value afforded one individual/ group relative to another
  2. stratification
    pattern of inequality in those who hold some social statuses & get more access to scarce resources than do others
  3. power
    ability the direct others' behavior even against their wishes
  4. money
    supported by social structures & long-standing norms
  5. ascribed statuses
    unalterable statuses caused by birth/ legacy
  6. achieved statuses
    a person can get in a lifetime
  7. class systems
    structures that rely on achieved statuses
  8. caste systems
    stratification statuses that rely on ascribed statuses

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