Chapter 9-10 - status b. Upward mobility vs. downward...

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Chapter 9-10: Stratification I. What is Stratification II. Is stratification inevitable?     (Mosca’s argument) a. Necessity of political     organization b. Inevitable inequality of     Political power   c. PeopIe are inherently selfish d. Those with more power will     exploit their advantage III. Conceptions of social class a. The Marxist view i. Marxian classes    (Bourgeoisie, proletariat, and    others)   ii. Class conflict iii. Class vs. false consciousness iv. Materialistic determinism v. Towards a classless society?
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vi. Critiques of Marxism b. Weberian view dimensions of      stratification   i. Property – Class ii. Prestige – Status Group iii. Power – Party iv. Status inconsistency IV. Class cultures and networks V. Social mobility a. Ascribed status vs. achieved
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Unformatted text preview: status b. Upward mobility vs. downward mobility c. Structural vs. exchange mobility d. Conclusion VI. Theories of stratification a. Davis and Moores functionalist theory of stratification b. Social evolutionary theories of stratification c. Conflict theories of stratification VII. Comparing systems of stratification a. Simple societies b. Agricultural societies c. Industrial societies i. Industrialization and stratification ii. Some relevant research 1. comparative social mobility (Lipset/Bendix) 2. Status attainment (Blau/Duncan) 3. Impact of parents age (Mare/Tzeng) 4. Status attainment in Canada (Porter, et al)...
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