CHAPTER 7 OF SOCIOLOGY
CHAPTER 7 OF SOCIOLOGY Sociology 1101: Introductory Sociology
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CHAPTER 7: CLASS & STRATIFICATION Absolute Power: The power held by the sovereign of an absolute monarchy. Alienation The state or experience of being isolated from a group or an activity. Capitalist Class: The “middle class”. Caste System: A class structure that is determined by birth. Class Conflict: The tension or antagonism which exists in society due to competing socioeconomic interests and desires between people of different classes. Class System: Denoting a category of people having a definite status in society, which permanently determines their relation to other groups. Feminization of Poverty: Describes the idea that women represent disproportionate percentages of the world's poor. Income: Money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments Intergenerational Mobility: Changes in social status between different generations within the same family. Intragenerational mobility: Refers to a person's social movement within their lifetime. Job Deskilling: To become less proficient in skill needed for a job. Life Chances: Theory of the opportunities each individual has to improve their quality of life. Meritocracy: The holding of power by people selected on the basis of their ability. PinkCollar Occupations: Occupations worked by a majority of women. Power: The ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality. Prestige: Respect for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements. Relative Poverty: Individual standards of living differ between countries and over time. Social Mobility: When individuals or groups move within a social hierarchy with changes in income, education, and occupation. Social Stratification: Based upon peoples occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power.