The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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

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 does Veblen say happens whenever people acquire a greater ability to pay? (from The Pecuniary Standard of Living)

5.

What do silver spoons have that machine-made spoons do not? (from Pecuniary Canons of Taste)

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