conflict theory

27. The sociologist Susan Mayer, in What Money Can’t Buy, studied poverty and welfare and concluded that raising parental income had little effect on the future life chances of children born in poverty. Instead, she concluded that character traits in parents like “diligence, honesty, good health, and reliability” lead to increased achievement in children. Which theory do her conclusions support?
a. conflict theory
b. structural functionalism
c. feminist theory
d. Paul Fussell’s living room scale
e. the culture of poverty