The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Veblen, how do men's attitudes change as they acquire more and more pecuniary interest in their work? (from Survivals of the Non-Invidious Interest)

2.

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

3.

What is the state of the institution with regard to the present moment? (from Industrial Exemption and Conservatism)

4.

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

5.

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

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