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The process by which different statuses develop in any group, organization, or society
A relatively fixed, hierarchical arrangement in society by which groups have different access to resources, power, and perceived social worth.
The monetary value of everything one owns, minus debt
The amount of money brought into a household from various sources during a given period
Movement of individuals or groups from one positon in a society’s stratification system to another
position of each individual inﬂuenced by the person’s achieved position (class)
allows little or no possibility of moving up (caste)
movement within same range of prestige
movement from one position to another of a diﬀerent rank
changes in the social position of children relative to their parents
social position changes within person’s adult life
Opportunities to provide material goods, positive living conditions, and favorable life experience
a system of classification used to assign individuals and groups to categories of hierarchical difference
refers to cultural practices and outlooks given to a community/people that have emerged historically and set people apart
The process by which social, economic and political forces have determined the classification, content, and importance of racial categories, which in turn shape their meaning
the practice of determining the lineage of a child of mixed ancestry by assigning the child the race of his or her more socially subordinate parent
the practices of determining the lineage of a child of mixed ancestry by assigning the child the race of his more socially dominant parent.
Biological differences between males & females
The culturally define ways of acting as a male or a female that become part of an individual’s personal sense of self
the inequality between men and women in terms of wealth, income, power, and status
the process of “pre-judging” " a particular person, place or thing for the way it acts, looks, or even who or what it is involved with
a dominant group whose members are significantly more powerful or possess greater power or control over valued resources
a subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over valued resources than members of the dominant group.
ideas held about members of particular groups, based solely on membership in that group.
occurs when women hold occupations of lower status and pay, and men hold jobs of higher status and pay.
Denial of opportunities and equal rights that results from normal operations of a society
refers to situations where the advancement of a person within the hierarchy of an organization is limited.
refers to the rapid promotion of men over women, especially into management, in female-dominated fields.
Oversimplified belief that men and women possess different personality traits that lead them to different experiences and behaviors
performing tasks to produce goods and perform services that cater to human needs, in exchange for a regular wage
divides work into simple tasks that can be timed and organized.
extended the principles of scientific management to mass production tied to mass markets
An economy in which ideas, information & forms of knowledge underpin innovation & economic growth.
set of people related by blood, marriage, or some other agreed-upon relationship, or adoption who share primary responsibility for reproduction and caring for members of society
The process by which a society transmits knowledge, values, norms and ideologies
The explicitly stated goals and objectives of education.
The many things which are taught in school besides the formal subject matter.
Education distributes and legitimates certain forms of: • knowledge • language • practices • values • ways of talking • acting, • moving, • dressing, • socializing.
The ability of the United States to disseminate Western values through the dominance of Hollywood and American television, and through the agenda of Western news organizations.
the act of globalizing, or extending to other or all parts of the world; worldwide integration and development
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