The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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