The Theory of the Leisure Class Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

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.

How does Veblen describe the industrial classes' relationship with sports? (from Modern Survivals of Prowess)

5.

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

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