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Unformatted text preview: o Spencer loved Darwins ideas and tried to apply them to social life in industrial England. o The fittest became wealthy. The failures were in destitution. o Rockefeller loved this. Davis-Moore Thesis o Social stratification is necessary to induce talented individuals to prepare themselves for important tasks o Structural Functionalism *** o Some people are more talented than others. o Some jobs are more important than others. o We need people that are capable to do important jobs to do those jobs, not those who are incapable....
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- Spring '08