LN 11.6.07-2

LN 11.6.07-2 - Tuesday, November 06, 2007 SOCIOLOGY 252...

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Tuesday, November 06, 2007 SOCIOLOGY 252 Final- look at some examples / articles about families, be able to analyze it from the sociological  view Lecture:  Privatization and Consumption The commodification of family life o Process of Finding and creating market solutions to problems/ tasks o Not just how you personally feel, common understandings o Examples:  CNN clip (woman saved by son watching on webcam) : most of the  technology is fragmenting, but this one brought the family together and  saved the woman’s life, possibilities brought by technology; global calls;  increasing autonomy Job ad- Great Piedmont Position Furby WatchMeGrow- cameras in the daycare are linked to the internet so the  parents at work can watch their children online Important to think about the gaps (space and time); to think about where  those gaps come from; what does solving it through the market enable us 
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 252 taught by Professor Blumberg during the Fall '08 term at UVA.

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LN 11.6.07-2 - Tuesday, November 06, 2007 SOCIOLOGY 252...

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