SOC 241 notes

SOC 241 notes - 1 Worked to the bone 3 tests 2 Broken...

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1. Worked to the bone- 3 tests 2. Broken Heartland- 1 test 3. High Society: How Substance Abuse Ravages America: 1test=Final Exam Test- Multiple Choice Up to 4 Absences *Read Introduction in Worked to the Bone The View from under the sink 1. The Author’s personal history 2. “The View from under the sink” -Continusous involuntary economic hardships -Consequences: oppression, inequality 3. The Study of Inequality -Inequality is not random, it is created -How inequality is created for individuals, regions -The Role of “The Elite” is creating inequality: -Wealth -Privileges -Political and economic power A) “Poverty is universal and inevitable” -“Every man for himself” -“It’s all your own fault” -“Row your own boat, you’re not my problem” B) “It is natural to want large profits”
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-“The Rich are ‘special people’.” -“Big business is the business of America” -“Corporate capitalism is basically ‘benevolent’.”
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