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Unformatted text preview: attempt of one group to reallocate power and
resources within an existing political structure ex. the American Revolution began as a rebellion, but turned
into a revolution Revolution an attempt to overthrow the existing political structure and
put another type of political structure in its place Castro’s overthrow of Cuba Social Complexity the degree to which political roles
- are differentiated from or embedded within other
power and authority are often embedded within kinship,
economics and religion of non-industrial societies - whereas in our society they are not so embedded in these Social Differentiation The relative access individuals and groups have to
basic material resources, wealth, power, and
prestige our society often bases these upon our perception of
talent, attractiveness or skill some societies do not recognize these inequalities and these
distinctions do not affect access to resources as they often do in
our society 3 types of social differentiation: 1. egalitarian societies
2. rank societies
3. stratified/state societies Egalitarian Soc...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course ANTH 200 taught by Professor Daniel during the Spring '10 term at Clarkson University .
- Spring '10