Social Problems M1

Social Problems M1 - Cycle of poverty (Rooted)...

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Social Problems Review Exam Thursday at 11 AM at THH2 Materials Covered Glassner Skolnick Kaplan Friday Night Lights Lecture Notes* Conflict Theory 9/13 There are social inequalities Inequalities emerge because of social difference Cannot be overcome unless you restart society Marxist Theory, Competition based Functionalist Theory People serve a function in society Make examples what not to be, a.k.a. poor theory If you work hard, change values, you have a chance Culture of poverty Functionalist If they change their attitudes, they can escape poverty Looks at a groups own culture
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Unformatted text preview: Cycle of poverty (Rooted) Slavery-Segregation-Poor Neighborhood Placement-poor living conditions-poor education Certain social structures hold the race down Actual component of cycle can change The Model Minority Concept 10/11 The myth that all Asian Americans are successful in the upcoming world Distinction between each Asian American is being ignored Groups are neglected therefore Ignore diversity=smaller groups lack sufficient government funding Poverty in Chinatown Notes Preferred labor pool Tension The Thing Red Line Study...
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