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Flashcards - GACE Behavioral Science: Social Stratification

Flashcards - GACE Behavioral Science: Social Stratification
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gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
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Karl Marx
Karl Marx was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist
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wealth
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions
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lower class
In the United States, the lower class are those at or near the lower end of the socio-economic hierarchy
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lower class
In the United States, the lower class are those at or near the lower end of the socio-economic hierarchy
wealth
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions
Karl Marx
Karl Marx was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist
gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
race
Race is the classification of humans into groups based on physical traits, ancestry, genetics or social relations, or the relations between them
social mobility
Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between social strata in a society
global stratification
Social stratification is a society's categorization of people into socioeconomic strata, based upon their occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power
Age stratification
In critical sociology, age stratification refers to the hierarchical ranking of people into age groups within a society

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