Ch.5 Fill-ins

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Chapter 5: Power & Social Class
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  1. _______________ is classifying people and ranking the classifications on a superiority-inferiority scale.
    Stratification
  2. Undesirable by-products of relations or institutions are called ______________.
    dsyfunctions
  3. C. Wright Mill's term for a ruling class who dominates decision making is the _____________.
    power elite
  4. Feminist theory is a form of conflict theory that views society through a ___________ prism.
    gendered
  5. The first sociology department in the U.S. is referred to as ______________.
    The Chicago School
  6. Social mobility is the movement of people upward or downward in _____________.
    social class
  7. Deindustrialization is a decline in the _______________ sector of the economy.
    manufacturing
  8. ______________ is increasing exchanges of goods and services by firms in different countries.
    Globalization
  9. Pluralists are theorists who argue that _____________are the dominant influence in public policymaking.
    groups
  10. Believing that all members of one's class have similar political and economic interests adverse to those of other classes is called _________________.
    Class consciousness
  11. Social science calls the unequal distribution of power a form of ____________.
    stratification
  12. When asked to choose, the majority of Americans will describe themselves as ___________ class.
    middle
  13. Inequality of ___________ is a measure of differences in family assets among the families in the society.
    wealth
  14. _______________ is the upward and downward movement of persons in the social class system.
    Social mobility
  15. ____________ is the most common path to upward social mobility.
    Education
  16. 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.
    Karl Marx
  17. Members of labor unions and minority voters are more likely to vote for the ______________ party in the U.S.
    Democratic
  18. 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.
    pluralists
  19. The most common profession among the members of the U.S. Congress is that of _________.
    lawyers

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