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Unformatted text preview: an individual • Epoch 4: The New Deal o The Political Era: Balance of pressure groups and interest blocs I.E., the Social Security Act, the WPA…geared towards a system of protection for the disadvantaged people in the United States; the working class o Buying for power; buying for resources • Epoch 5: Post WWII o The military and the corporation are on top Military Capitalism…I.E., the Cold War, Vietnam War, Desert Storm, Korean War • Tasks of the Period o These determined which of the three will dominate over the others • Who leads now? (According to Mills) o Similar to Epoch 4 and the New Deal Obama came in to try to set programs to protect people • Where are the Working People? (According to Mills) o There’s no place for the working people...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 81846 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.

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