soci terms 1

soci terms 1 - Chapter 1 Bureaucracy (17)-an organization...

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Chapter 1 Bureaucracy (17)-an organization in which people perform specialized roles under a system of explicit rules and within a hierarchy of authority. Capitalism (15)-an economic system in which the means of production were owned by relatively few-would produce class inequalities so severe as to call forth worker- led social movements leading to the systems downfall Class consciousness (16)-lead to by false consciousness –wherein workers would understand that capitalism itself was the problem and that their poverty and poor working conditions could be ended only with socialism Conflict perspective (14)-represents an intellectual tradition within sociology whose roots go back to late-eighteenth and nineteenth-century Europe and that changes under way at that time. Core concepts (8)-fundamental ideas that are helpful in analyzing features of US society as well as those of other societies. False consciousness (16)-something Marx believed workers possessed-they didn’t
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course SOCI 107 taught by Professor Tuchman during the Fall '08 term at UConn.

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