The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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)

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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