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Theorist: Adam smith: individual self-interest/ competition can lead to economic prosperity, neoclassical economics, value depends on what people will pay (supply and demand. Margaret Mead: gender is not based on biology, falsified cross-cultural validity of western stereotype of women as emotional/ fragile and men as tough/ rational, gender is not based in biology, rather than a product of cultural learning Who came up with the words bourgeoisie and proletariat? Karl Marx o P: lower class, bottom of pyramid, workers, class struggle o B: high class, aristocrats, leads to revolutionary change. Induvial workers need to untie to contest unfair bourgeoisies Max Weber: protestant work ethic , pay attention to the meaning and purpose that induvial give to their actions economic sociology- beliefs impact economics decisions rationalization, bureaucracy, rational authority, the state: power comes form authority, vocation
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  • Spring '08
  • Zimmerman
  • individual self-interest/ competition, economics decisions rationalization, Msu general education, Veblen main ideas, landscape- natural environment

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