Davis-Moore thesis

(noun) “Thesis that argues some social stratification is a social necessity” (OpenStax College 2012).

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  • Variant spelling: Davis Moore thesis
  • Also called:
    • Davis-Moore debate
    • Davis-Moore hypothesis

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Theoretical Perspectives on Social Stratification. Connexions, May 14, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42845/1.2/).