Contemporary Theories - Social Stratification - Quiz, Exercises for Sociology. Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela
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Contemporary Theories - Social Stratification - Quiz, Exercises for Sociology. Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela

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These are the important key points of quiz of Social Stratification are: Contemporary Theories, Conflict Model, Functional Perspective, Dominant Perspective, Community Power, Unlimited Number, Functionally Important, Dah...
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Sociology 411

Contemporary Theories: Fifth Quiz

True/False (Circle one): Five points each 1. T F Kerbo identifies Warner's Yankee City studies with a conflict model of

society 2. T F Kerbo identifies the "functional perspective" as the dominant perspective

on stratification in the U.S. in the 1950s 3. T F Kerbo associates Floyd Hunter's community power study with a conflict

model of society 4. T F Davis and Moore's theory assumes that "an unlimited number of people in

any society have the talents that can be trained into the skills appropriate to [the most functionally important] positions."

5. T F Hogan associates Dahrendorf and Mills with a liberal functional model of

inequality 6. T F Kerbo associates Dahrendorf and Mills with a Ruling Class theory of

stratification 7. T F Hogan present Blau and Duncan as a major contribution to the

methodological (rather than theoretical) advance of stratification studies 8. T F Tilly follows Wright in favoring a model in which all inequality is based

on exploitation Multiple Choice (circle one): ten points each 1. Kerbo associates Davis and Moore and Parsons with a. an interactive- functional model b. an occupational status analysis c. a conflict model of society d. a dialectical model of society

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2. Hogan classifies Parsons as a. conservative b. liberal c. radical d. reactionary 3. Davis and Moore' theory assumes that a. inequality in talent is inevitable b. training will always be available c. competition must be regulated d. monopoly must be prevented 4. Critics of Davis and Moore tend to argue a. that all positions are equally important b. that there should be no inequality c. that there is less equality of opportunity than the theory suggests d. that there is more need for government regulation now than there was back then 5. Wright distinguishes class locations or fractions by a. class, status, and party interests b. occupational prestige and lifestyle c. occupation, authority, and property d. property, authority, and skill 6. Hogan and Kerbo agree the analysis of social stratification should be guided by a. some combination of Marxist and Weberian theory b. some combination of Durkheimian and Weberian theory c. some combination of Durkheimian and Marxist theory d. Marxist theory

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