Tfch14 - Chapter Fourteen Class and Status Inequality 1 Life chances or opportunities are among the inequalities shaped by social class a*TRUE b

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Chapter Fourteen: Class and Status Inequality 1. Life chances or opportunities are among the inequalities shaped by social class. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 2. Common sense and sociological concepts both focus on income as the defining characteristic of social class. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 3. False consciousness occurs when working-class people imagine that their children can become middle-class. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 4. Marx never provided a single, succinct definition of social class. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 5. According to Marx and Engels, capitalism makes class antagonisms more complicated. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 6. Marx and Marxists argue that class is a social relation. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 7. The division of labour and organization of work are part of what Marx called the relations of production. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 8. Marxists define class exclusively in terms of the ownership, not control, of the means of production. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 9. According to Wright, the inverse interdependence principle refers to a situation in which worker and capitalist can change places with one another. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 10. Private ownership of the means of production entails the right of exclusion. a. *TRUE
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Tfch14 - Chapter Fourteen Class and Status Inequality 1 Life chances or opportunities are among the inequalities shaped by social class a*TRUE b

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