After reading the article titled “Social Class” by Wright, complete the following quiz.   


After reading the article titled “Social Class” by Wright, complete the following quiz. You will have 30 minutes to complete the quiz.  

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The mere idea of class implies which of the following must exist?

social injustice

a predominant religious or ethnic group

Correct Answer

income inequality

gender discrimination

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1 / 1 pts

Which of the following individuals believed that class was both a means of explaining economic differences and also a form of oppression? 

Correct Answer

Marx

Durkheim

Mann

Weber

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1 / 1 pts

Weber’s main problem with historical variation is the degree of rationalization of different dimensions of inequality.

Correct Answer

True

False

4

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What terms are best associated with Bourdieu’s beliefs on non-economic aspects of opportunity?

life chance & coincidence

oppression & exploitation

failure & success

Correct Answer

social & cultural capital

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1 / 1 pts

Weber believed that the quantity and kind of resources you own are not ultimately related to the opportunities you have.

True

Correct Answer

False

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The Exclusion Principle states which of the following?

Material welfare of exploiters depends on material losses of the exploited.

Exclusion creates advantage to exploiters by appropriating labor from the exploited.

Correct Answer

The exploited are excluded from access to certain resources.

None of the above are correct.

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1 / 1 pts

Marx believes those who are exploited in society have no power left to exercise over their exploiters.

True

Correct Answer

False

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1 / 1 pts

According to Weberian Theory, “ownership” refers to which of the following?

owning one’s ability for labor

a learned set of skills and credentials

controlling the means of production

Correct Answer

All of the above are correct.

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Marx believed that emancipating oneself from exploitation was at the heart of understanding class.

Correct Answer

True

False

Question 10

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Why does Weber believe that capitalist societies witness class as a leading cause of stratification?

Corporate profits are not reinvested into the working class.

The rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.

Correct Answer

Capitalism creates constant technical and economic transformation.

You Answered

None of the above are correct.

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