299_Day_12_Political_Elements__Fall_2007_

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EFN 299 Fall 2007
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Review Cultural Patterns Static: allows interpretation of how values  patterns  shape structures Dynamic: allows interpretation of well people can use  cultural dynamic to shape tradition Cultural Connection Belonging Boundaries Cultural Politics …
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Cultural Politics The traditional organization of power  within a community Embedded Power (Hegemony) Embedded Power (Hegemony) The accepted ways of influencing others Money, grades, etc. The accepted power relationships Authoritarian, democratic, laissez faire Status quo (who has this position) cultural values/practices)
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Hegemony We examine embedded politics to understand which values/patterns are supported by politics how status quo affects different people For example Discussions on democratizing schools/classrooms  reveal which classroom/school structures matter  Those that are controlled by authorities … Those that are shared with others (students) Those that don’t matter
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Other examples Gender in society Embedded politics support values/practices of those with  empowered positions What values   practices? What effects? Whiteness Embedded politics support values/practices of those with  empowered positions What values   practices? What effects?
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course EFN 299 taught by Professor O'connor during the Fall '07 term at TCNJ.

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