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Unformatted text preview: DSOC review 16/02/2009 13:09:00 REVIEW AT 8 WARREN B32 Class Review Next Prelim Social science should provide predictive power Society and power Superclass financial influence of politics Lobbying more important than campaign contributions o 2004 congressional elections: 2.2 bill lobbying, campaigns cost 1.1 bill o class-wide lobbying out of public view: tax reform during 1990s and 2000s superclass individuals give more wealth to campaigns than political action committee corporate PACS have more power than union and consumer PACS corporate pacs often work in concert Intellectual control corporate foundations (Olin, Rockefeller, Carnegie) support think tanks (RAND, Brookings Institution) the develop policy agendas o passing central America free trade agreement in 2005 Social institutions shaped by corporate foundation 1935 social security act o established cash aid for poor families o established old age and survivor transfers o landmark legislation of Roosevelts New Deal initially proposed by the Rockefeller foundation to ensure class peace racial policy shaped by corporate foundations William Watkins white architects f black education: ideology and powering 1865-1954 o vocational education for freed slaves effectively institutionalized racism o Hampton institute and booker T. Washington Educational policy created by foundations (e.g Peabody) then became law 16/02/2009 13:09:00 1) who benefits most from getting married women benefit most because low chance of being affluent single black male and single black female lower chance of being affluent than a single white woman 2) what is definition of gender social categories associated with sexual dimoprhism 3) how do we learn gender roles societal stereotypes, education, schooling, social relationships - understand what gender is through social relationships child socialization internalize gender roles at young age hierarchy in society occupational status, see social stratification based on gender historical men have been dominate in workforce, society, and property ownership 4) definition of sex biological reproductive parts, physical characteristics...
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