soc 1 lec 113006

soc 1 lec 113006 - Soc 1 Lec 113006 no fixed inventory, all...

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Soc 1 Lec 113006 no fixed inventory, all is done through computers [make as they sell] Weir: o Containers come in, no pier needed o On time production: do not produce something until there is a need for it 1990: 4 containers broke, shoes washed up on shore, Nike looked for shoes but could not find, lead to discovery in oceanography and currents Poor peoples use of wealthy peoples clothing made it worth more, symbolic capital and prestige Cut labor costs to get attention of bringing clothing at lowest possible prices People do not so much care where/how clothes made but rather what they represent [i.e. Sean John] Southeast textiles: makes sean john, legally obligated to make contributions to employee health plan, but do not do it o Denies bathroom brakes, dismisses if sick hip hop is “biggest endorser” b/c tells the truth at this moment in history, we are all getting unexpected antagonisms and ties. People with a lot of money bargain with those with very little money. The most
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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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