Structural Theories on the 'Underclass'

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1. Who criticised Giddens for ignoring gender and ethnicity but still acknowledges there are labour divisions?

  • Westergaard
  • Runciman
  • Mann
  • Marsland
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2. What percentage of society are in the underclass according to Runciman?

  • 7%
  • 10%
  • 5%
  • 2%

3. Which of these facts about Craine's study of unqualified youths is not true?

  • Ethnographic methods were used
  • Historical documents were observed
  • 39 unqualified youths were studied
  • The study was conducted in Manchester
  • Craine spent ten years studying the youths

4. Who argues that the movement from training schemes to parenthood and crime did not create an established underclass?

  • Westergaard
  • Craine
  • Mann
  • Giddens

5. What was Runciman's seven class system based on?

  • Cultural deprivation
  • Levels of human capital
  • Control, power and marketability
  • Economic divisions


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