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Social stratification is a system in which groups of people are……what?
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- Social stratification is a system in which groups of people are……what?
- It is important to emphasize that social stratification does not refer to….what?
- What is slavery’s ‘essential characteristic’?
- What are the three factors that slavery is usually based on?
- What is ideology?
- How was ideology used to justify slavery in the U.S.?
- What is a caste system?
- Why must Indian people of a higher caste avoid the Dalit?
- What is apartheid?
- What is a racial caste system?
- When did a racial caste system emerge in the U.S.?
- In the U.S. what did the upper caste (whites), ‘fearing pollution from the lower caste’, prohibit?
- What is a ‘class’ system of stratification?
- How is a class system different from other systems of stratification?
- How is gender correlated with social stratification around the world?
- How does Weber define social class?
- According to functionalists Davis and Moore, why is the ‘stratification of society inevitable’?
- Summarize Tumin’s three main critiques of the functionalist position on social stratification.
- What is the conflict perspective of stratification?
- Summarize how elites maintain stratification.
- Briefly summarize the life of the ‘Dump People’ in Cambodia (pp.252-253).
- What are maquiladoras? (pp.255).
- What are the ‘positives’ of these assembly plants?
- What are the ‘negatives’ of these assembly plants?