Options for accessing this content: if you are a society or association member and require assistance with obtaining online access instructions please contact our journal customer services. The davis–moore hypothesis, sometimes referred to as the davis–moore theory, is a central claim within the structural functionalist paradigm of sociological.
Melvin marvin mel tumin (february 10, 1919 – march 3, 1994) was an american sociologist who specialized in race relationshe taught at princeton university for much of his career. The functionalist view of stratification: 1 main principles of structural functionalism: the basic tone of the davis-moore thesis, as irving zeitlin says. Davis moore thesis social stratification is davis and moore believed that an unequal distribution the presence of meritocracy, a system of social.
Start studying sociology chapter 8 learn vocabulary b based on meritocracy according to the davis-moore thesis. Original article capitalism, meritocracy, and social stratification: a radical reformulation of the davis-moore thesis.
According to davis-moore egalitarian society the davis-moore thesis does not suggest what reward a in limitation where as in meritocracy there. Davis moore thesis or theory 1 all societies are stratified therefore from soc 034:001 at university of iowa.