introppt21+4-14-08

introppt21+4-14-08 - Announcements Extra credit chapter for...

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Announcements Extra credit chapter for exam 3 : MR Ch. 27, “The Saints and the Roughnecks” by Chambliss (compares two groups of high school boys) Exam 3 review : Tuesday, 4/15, 6-7, DERR 227 . The exam review sheet is posted on Tracs. Exam 3: Next Monday, 4/21 Reading for this week: AT CH 18 & MR CH 34, “The Job Ghetto” by Newman & Lennon
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Today’s Outline: Economy and the Workplace The U.S. Economy: An Overview Different types of economic systems Globalization and the global economy The Importance of Work in Our Lives
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Introduction: DVD clip from “Frontline” “Is Walmart Good for America?”--a way to introduce sociology of the economy
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The U.S. Economy: An Overview Post-industrial Transformed from a manufacturing to primarily a service economy (deindustrialization) Capitalist/corporate capitalist Part of a global economy
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The Global Economy …examples from a typical day Wake up-hit the snooze, on the alarm clock (from Germany)
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course SOCI 1310 taught by Professor Pattigiuffre during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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