Relevant Lecture Notes for Prelim 2

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Relevant Lecture Notes for Prelim 2 Social stratification: how society distributes its rewards (slide 2 week 4) Social class: groups that share common positions in the stratification order based upon ownership and control relationships (slide 2 week 4) Ruling ideology justifies stratification (ruling ideology is a meritocracy) (slide 2 week 4) DuBois “double-consciousness”: Blacks have 2 selves 1) how whites view them 2) how they view themselves (slide 5 week 4 or Karyn Lacy’s essay) George Herbert Mead’s Theory of the generalized other: concept is based on how children acquire language and adults mature intellectually “All human communities have an ideological system that reinforces and supports the stratification order” (slide 7 week 4) Mark Rank’s welfare essay: “market failure” is g-d’s punishment for the poor (slide 8 week 4) “When there are group differences within a society, it is likely these arise from environmental factors, and not from genetic factors” (slide 12 week 4)
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