The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


What promotes the predatory aptitudes and predatory animus? (from The Conservation of Archaic Traits)


Who performs the most vicarious consumption, according to Veblen? (from Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture)


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


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

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