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Unformatted text preview: Can you think of another case where people in undervalued professions use strategies to negotiate the conditions of work and resist disempowerment? 3. ( this question counts for 2 points ) Read some news/information to learn more about the recent economic events in the US regarding the collapse of certain financial institutions and the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (or government bailout). How does Mills discussion of the power elite connect with these current events? 4. Mills argues that some social institutions adapt to modern life, while others shape it (page 160). Think of and discuss a couple of ways (aside from Mills examples) political, economic, and military institutions shape other aspects of modern life....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Clarke during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08