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WORK STUDENT COPY - Work SOCI 200 Spring 2007 Work Carrying...

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Work SOCI 200 Spring 2007
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Work Carrying out tasks that require the expenditure of mental and physical effort Objective: production of goods/services that canter to human needs Occupation: work done in exchange for a wage or salary
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Characteristics of Work 1. Done in exchange for money 2. Skill/education is used 3. Offers variety from home environment 4. Give reason for time management (reason to get up) 6. Associated with personal identity: first characteristic people describe
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Unpaid Work Housework Volunteers Friend fixing something
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Economic System Economy: institutions that provide for production and distribution of goods/services. System through which goods and services are produced and distributed Economics influences all other systems: family, community, occupations, politics, education Technology: application of knowledge to making tools and utilization of natural sources
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Economics
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