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Chapter 5: Power & Social Class
_______________ is classifying people and ranking the classifications on a superiority-inferiority scale.
Undesirable by-products of relations or institutions are called ______________.
C. Wright Mill's term for a ruling class who dominates decision making is the _____________.
Feminist theory is a form of conflict theory that views society through a ___________ prism.
The first sociology department in the U.S. is referred to as ______________.
The Chicago School
Social mobility is the movement of people upward or downward in _____________.
Deindustrialization is a decline in the _______________ sector of the economy.
______________ is increasing exchanges of goods and services by firms in different countries.
Pluralists are theorists who argue that _____________are the dominant influence in public policymaking.
Believing that all members of one's class have similar political and economic interests adverse to those of other classes is called _________________.
Social science calls the unequal distribution of power a form of ____________.
When asked to choose, the majority of Americans will describe themselves as ___________ class.
Inequality of ___________ is a measure of differences in family assets among the families in the society.
_______________ is the upward and downward movement of persons in the social class system.
____________ is the most common path to upward social mobility.
It is _____________ who is the best known for making the arguement that the struggle between the classes was the driving force in history and politics.
Members of labor unions and minority voters are more likely to vote for the ______________ party in the U.S.
In contrast to the so-called theory of power in American politics is the ______________ theory, which says that there is power in different interest groups, competing centers of power, etc.
The most common profession among the members of the U.S. Congress is that of _________.