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72. Weber’s concept of _____ is the political dimension of stratification. a. prestige b. class c. power d. status ANS: C REF: 187 OBJ: 6 TOP: Factual
MSC: MODIFIED 73. _____ sees inequality as a motivator of people to fill the different and necessary positions in society. REF: 187-188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Factual
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74. According to the _____ perspective, the most vital jobs in society usually receive the greatest economic rewards. REF: 187-188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Conceptual
MSC: PICKUP 75. _____ believe that the greater rewards attached to some positions in society help ensure that people will make the sacrifices necessary to acquire the training those positions demand. REF: 187-188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Conceptual
MSC: PICKUP 76. Which of these statements best reflects the functionalist perspective on social inequality? a. The people with the most power set the rules to the benefit of themselves. b. Society is made up of various groups that are in constant struggle with each other over resources. c. The occupations that require the most training and involve the highest risk work are paid the highest. d. Some occupations are as important as others, but they do not receive as much pay because they tend to be occupied by women. ANS: C REF: 187-188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Conceptual
MSC: PICKUP 77. _____ believe that the more stratified a society, the less likely that society will be to benefit from the talents of all its citizens. REF: 188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Conceptual
MSC: PICKUP 78. Which sociological theory argues that the elite shape societal beliefs and practices in order to make their own privileges appear legitimate and fair? REF: 188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Factual
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79. Which type of theorist would be most likely to see inequality in the social system as fair, be- cause everyone has an equal chance of getting ahead? REF: 187-188 OBJ: 6 TOP: Conceptual
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