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soc1 book notes - Book notes: Domestica p. 1-134 10/11 as...

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Book notes: Domestica p. 1-134 10/11 as women have left for work, men have not picked up slack at home -high end jobs breed low paying jobs -bracero program let many Mexicans live in US, brought families with them -wars brought immigrants -domestic work has stigmas associated and is not considered employment by many - employers use maternalism to feel powerful racism of domestic work have lead ppl to think that there are white “masters” and ethnic “maids and servants” positions as foreigners allows employers to place them as outsiders black rights movements made many black women quit jobs as domestic workers [reminded them of slavery] The Hidden Cost of being African American lack of family wealth severely restricts community, housing, and shooling opp. Tangible connections between assets and race 1. family inheritance and continuing racial discrimination in crucial areas like homeownership are reversing gains earned in schools and on jobs and making racial inequality worse 2. Inheritances amount to “transformative assets”, the capacity of unearned,
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mechlinski during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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