The Theory of the Leisure Class Topics for Discussion

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How did the leisure class develop?

What is conspicuous leisure? How did it evolve?

What is conspicuous consumption? In what classes of the social structure does it occur? Explain.

Explain the social structure as it is portrayed by Veblen.

In what ways does Veblen use the principle of Charles Darwin; i.e., natural selection and selective adaptation?

What is the role of sports? How does its function differ depending whether the individual is a member of the leisure class or the industrial class?

What is the role of devout observances in culture? How is this tied to education and higher learning?

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