Lecture Notes 072506 - Katie Kerr SOC 302 Jul 25, 2006...

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Katie Kerr SOC 302 Jul 25, 2006 Variables that Increase Class Consciousness, cont. 2) Concentration of Capital a. concentrated in a relatively small number of hands b. the geographical concentration This makes things very visible 3) The defection of the Intellectuals - intellectuals: journalists, academics, analysts, etc. - the intellectuals begin to connect the dots and begin to articulate the  relationship of classes to the general public 4) Improvements in Transportation and Communication - help people organize and communicate When the degree of solidarity goes up, the feeling of class conciousness goes  up, which may lead to socio-political revolution Max Weber Overemphasis on the economic factors of stratification There’s more to stratification than just the economy Three Factors 1) Class/Property – a group of people who have similar life changes because  of their economic positioning
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture Notes 072506 - Katie Kerr SOC 302 Jul 25, 2006...

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