The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Where does Veblen say gambling originated? (from The Belief in Luck)

2.

Selective adaptation governs what? (from Industrial Exemption and Conservatism)

3.

What term does Veblen use to describe horses and dogs? (from Pecuniary Canons of Taste)

4.

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

5.

What doctrine does education contribute to, in Veblen's opinion? (from The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture)

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