The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What does Veblen say happens whenever people acquire a greater ability to pay? (from The Pecuniary Standard of Living)

2.

What does Veblen mean by exoteric knowledge? (from The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture)

3.

Which holiday does Veblen cite as an example of holidays being vicarious leisure? (from Devout Observances)

4.

What consumption articles does Veblen state that the consumer hangs on to the most? (from The Pecuniary Standard of Living)

5.

What does Veblen say motivates conspicuous waste? (from Pecuniary Canons of Taste)

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