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Unformatted text preview: society a. Marx or Weber would have no disagreement w/ this term removed b. The Davis-Moore Hypothesis: "Social inequaliy is thus an unconsiously evolved device by which societies insure that the most important positions are conscientiously filled by the most qualified persons. Hence every society, no matter how simple or complex, must differentiate persons in terms of both prestige and esteem, and must therefore possess a certain amount of institutionalized inequality" (Davis and Moore, p. 243) 3) Davis and Moore: what determines job rewards? Job rewards = job importance + skill scarcity + job unpleasantness 4) 5) Lecture 6A - Structural Functionalism - Is Social Stratification a Functional Requisite? Monday, September 24, 2007 9:41 AM Class Notes Page 1...
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- Fall '07