Jobs - b. secondary: manufacture, in 1960 was 30%. Now 2%...

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Jobs Work: 1. The fundamental of human existence 2. How we classify societies 3. How we make a living and provide for ourselves and family 4. How we define ourselves and are defined by others 5. A central framework for our daily behavior 6. Creates meaning and discipline in our lives Characteristics common to all industrial economies: 1. increase in technological change 2. shift from command to mixed-market economies a. command economies directed by elites b. market economies free exchange of goods and service fueled by money economy c. mixed-market economogy’s government intervenes to limit gross excesses: exploit workers, produce sloppy goods, endanger health, monopolize markets 3. shift from primary to secondary tertiary industries a. primary: extraction, in 1840 was 70% now 2%
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Unformatted text preview: b. secondary: manufacture, in 1960 was 30%. Now 2% c. tertiary: services, now 76% 4. shift from labor intensive to capital intensive industries a. animal power machine power b. family farms agribusiness 5. urbanization of production 6. increase in size of work organizations 7. increase in production through the years, production has become more rapid and efficient 8. separation of work and home 9. increase in the standard of living 10. major changes in the labor force a. increase in occupational specialization b. escalating demand for educated workers c. increase in white collar workers d. increased employment for women e. unionization of employees...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course SOCY 105 taught by Professor Mogadam during the Spring '05 term at Maryland.

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