02 In Class Review of Marger Chap. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7

02 In Class Review of Marger Chap. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 - Marger...

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Marger Chapter. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 In Class Review Chapter 1 Examing Inequality - Social Difference – There are two difference between people Biological – Gender, race, etc. Man Made – Social Status, education, religion - Social Stratification – access to and possession of valuable things Sociological Mode Levels of Analysis - Description – Statement of a topic, describing the facts - Explanation – Why this happens - Prescription – Way to fix this problem or situation (highest level of knowledge) Basic Terms Chapter 2 – Theories of Inequality Karl Marx - According to authors, change in the mode of production leads to change in the social structure of the society (vice versa as well) Mode of production is how things are made Social Structure is politics, economy, etc. Max Weber - Class - Status - Party Structural Functionalism Chapter 3 – The American Class System Classes in the US are highly developed - Upper – The richest people in the US who control means of
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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