Last Updated 11 Dec 2017

Sociology Chapter 8 Vocab

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social stratification
ranking of people or groups according to their unequal access to scarce resources
social class
segment of society whose members hold similar amounts of resources and share values, norms, and an identifiable lifestyle
class that owns the means of production
class tha labors without owning the means of production
the amount of money recieved by an individual or group over a specific time period
total economic resources held by a person or group
the ability to control the behavior of others, even against their will
recognition, respect, and admiration attached to social position
false consciousness
adoption of the ideas of the dominant class by the less powerful class
class consciousness
identification with the goals and interests of a soial class
working poor
people employed in low-skill jobs with the lowest pay who do not earn enough to rise out of poverty
people typically unemployed who came from families that have been poor for generations
absolute poverty
the absence of enough money to secure life's necessities
relative poverty
a measure of poverty based on the economic disparity between those at the bottom of a society and the rest of society
feminization of poverty
a trend in U.S

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