Social_Problems_Review - Social Problems Review Exam...

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Social Problems Review Exam Thursday at 11 AM at THH2 Materials Covered Glassner Skolnick Kaplan Friday Night Lights Lecture Notes* Conflict Theory 9/13 There are social inequalities Inequalities emerge because of social difference Cannot be overcome unless you restart society Marxist Theory, Competition based Functionalist Theory People serve a function in society Make examples what not to be, a.k.a. poor theory If you work hard, change values, you have a chance Culture of poverty Functionalist If they change their attitudes, they can escape poverty Looks at a groups own culture Cycle of poverty (Rooted) Slavery-Segregation-Poor Neighborhood Placement-poor living conditions-poor education Certain social structures hold the race down Actual component of cycle can change The Model Minority Concept 10/11 The myth that all Asian Americans are successful in the upcoming world Distinction between each Asian American is being ignored Groups are neglected therefore Ignore diversity=smaller groups lack sufficient government funding Poverty in Chinatown Notes Preferred labor pool Tension
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The Thing Red Line Study 10/24 MarVista/Broadway MarVista had the nice hospitals Broadway, MLK Hospital “Killer King” (Don’t over think the numbers)’ Bowling for Columbine Talks about media with popular culture and its influence Unemployment K-Mart, Wal-Mart Youth Boys, Popularity
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