The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Veblen, what effect does education have on the leisure class? (from The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture)

2.

How does Veblen describe sports? (from Modern Survivals of Prowess)

3.

Under what conditions does Veblen say that members of the industrial class will fight? (from Modern Survivals of Prowess)

4.

What is it that forces the resistant social classes to adapt to new conditions? (from Industrial Exemption and Conservatism)

5.

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

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