931. The class polarization that Marx predicted referred to________________?
A. the division of each social class into the more or less privileged.
B. a growing gap between rich and poor resulting in class consciousness
C. the growth of intermediate strata in the middle classes
D. the tendency for the working class to live in very could places

932. A social stratum is_______________?
A. a level in the social hierarchy comprising people with shared life chances
B. a methodological tool used to identify a person’s social class
C. the boundary between two levels of the social hierarchy
D. a symbol of status used to differentiate between social classes

933. A social stratum is________________?
A. a level in the social hierarchy comprising people with shared life chances
B. a methodological tool used to identify a person’s social class
C. the boundary between two levels of the social hierarchy
D. a symbol of status used to differentiate between social classes

934. The term culture industry used by members of the Frankfurt School referred to____________?
A. the globalization of culture through new technologies
B. they way in which cultural products were bought and sold for profit
C. the development of subcultures and counter-cultures in society
D. they way in which industrialization had created new means of communication

935. Bernstein thought that using restricted codes of language disadvantaged pupils at school because____________?
A. this pattern of speech made them the target of bullying
B. they referred to explicit context independent meanings
C. they prevented children from communicating outside of their peer groups
D. they involved short simple sentences with a small vocabulary

936. Karl Marx held that a social movement the revolt of the proletariat would help workers overcome feelings of____________?
A. class consciousness
B. false consciousness
C. socialist consciousness
D. surplus value

937. Which of the following conducted observation research on two groups of high school males-the Saints and the Roughnecks-and concluded that social class played an important role in the varying fortunes of the two groups ?

A. Richard Quincy
B. Edwin Sutherland
C. Emile Durkheim
D. William Chambliss

938. In Society in America which early sociologist gave special attention to status distinctions and to such factors as gender and race ?

A. Emile Durkheim
B. Max Weber
C. Auguste Comte
D. Harriet Martineau

939. The lower class is often considered to be living in_______________?

A. culture of poverty
B. Culture of lower class
C. Mere poverty
D. None of these

940. Each social class is a subculture with a system of______________?

A. Behavior
B. Set of values
C. Way of life
D. All of above

 

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