SOCI 200 March 24 lecture notes

SOCI 200 March 24 lecture notes - Nokyeong Kim Tuesday,...

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Nokyeong Kim Tuesday, 3/24/2009 SOCI 200 Lecture Notes Pink Collar and Blue Collar: Gender and Work Class Business announcement – Jeremy sketchcomedyshow.com Due April 2 o term paper o doing sociology: JEP project o class group presentation April 28 – journals due o be sure to incorporate sociological concepts from book and/or lecture Today: Work works : tasks whose objectives are the production of goods and services significant part of many people’s lives economic system : institutions that provide goods and services Types of Work work consumes more time than any other single activity in most people’s lives work is the basis of the economy. work exchanged for pay is an occupation or job . unpaid work : includes housework and “off the books” arrangements o this is part of what’s called informal economy . next: text polls Work provides us with a social identity o gives purpose and meaning to our everyday lives people want to be recognized for their work
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