Which sociological perspective argues that competition forscarce resources results in significant political, economic, and socialinequality?
Which sociologist has merged Marx’s emphasis on class conflict with Weber’s recognition that power is an important element of stratification?
Gerhard Lenski argues that social inequality may have onceserved the overall purposes of society, but the degree of social and economicinequality that now exists far exceeds the need to provide for goods andservices. This facet of Lenski’s analysis is consistent with which perspective?
Prestige refers to the
According to the text, which of the following forces is in part responsible for the domination of the world marketplace by a few nations?
Immanuel Wallerstein’s view of the global economic system as divided between certain industrialized nations that control wealth and developing countries that are controlled and exploited.
Worldwide, what percentage of adults own more than half of the entire world’s household wealth?
Cross-cultural studies have suggested which of the following about industrialized and developing nations?
Which of the following aspects of discrimination is the focus of feminist scholar Peggy McIntosh’s research?
Which sociologist has used the exploitation theory to explain the basis of racial subordination in the U.S.?
An approach to racism which emphasizes that racism keeps minorities in low-paying jobs, thereby supplying the capitalist ruling class with a pool of cheap labor, is based on the work of which classical theorist?
gender roles vary across different cultures AND can vary historically.
Studies of picture books from the 1970s through the 1990s found that while males were portrayed as a variety of characters, females were mostly portrayed as
According to Talcott Parsons and Robert Bales, the expressive role is performed by
a reflection of the subjugation of one group, such as women, by another group, such as men.
A period of stressful self-evaluation experienced by men and women that begins around 50 years of age.
point in timewhen the individual establishes a specific departure date from his or her job.