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Chapter 7 Quiz 1. What is Social Stratification? a. Social Stratification i. Hierarchical arrangement of large social groups based on their control over basic resources b. Life Chances i. The extent to which individuals have access to important societal resources such as food, clothing, shelter, educations, and health care 1. Probabilities, odds, likelihoods 2. Systems of Stratification a. Open (Class) and Closed (Caste) Systems i. Open system – flexible – achieved status 1. Bill Clinton – Rags to Riches – 42 nd U.S. President ii. Closed system – rigid – ascribed status 1. “Korean Fisherman” on the TV series “Lost” b. Social Mobility (Inter- and Intra- generational) i. Intergenerational Social Mobility 1. Socio Economic Status achievement better or worse than parents, grandparents, etc. ii. Intragenerational Social Mobility 1. Socio Economic Status achievement within your own lifespan c. Slavery (Debt Slavery) i. Extreme Stratification – People “owned” by others
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course SOCI 2013 taught by Professor Holyfield during the Spring '06 term at Arkansas.

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thefiles_522251_39339_1263594925 - Chapter 7 Quiz 1. What...

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