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Nonviolent: involve the destruction or theft of property but do not use force or the threat of force Street Crime: offenses committed by ordinary people against other people or organizations, usually in public spaces. Corporate Crime: crime committed by whitecollar workers in a business environment. Victimless Crime: crime committed by whitecollar workers in a business environment. Hate Crimes: crime committed against someone’s race, beliefs, gender, etc. Stratification: The ranking of people and rewards they receive based on objective criteria, often including wealth, power, and or prestige. Class VS caste Class: system that represents a form of stratification that allows social nobility. Caste: A person’s position in society. They are born into this position. EXAMPLE: Power, privilege, and disadvantage people. Endogamous VS Exogamous Endogamous: marriage within the same social class or background. Reality for most. Exogamous: Marriage b/w spouses of different social categories. Income VS Wealth Income: a person’s wages or investment dividends Wealth: the net value of money and assets a person has Davis-Moore Thesis: argued that the greater the functional importance of a social role, the greater must be the reward. The theory posits that social stratification represents the inherently unequal value of different work. Certain tasks in society are more valuable than others. Qualified people who fill those positions must be rewarded more than others. Social Mobility Upward : an increase—or upward shift—in social class Downward : a lowering of one’s social class Structural : a societal change that enables a whole group of people to move up or down the class Ladder. Intergenerational : a difference in social class between different generations of a family. Intragenerational : a difference in social class between different members of the same
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Generation Conspicuous consumption: the act of buying and using products to make a statement about social standing
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