Sociology 101 Notes March 17th

Sociology 101 Notes March 17th - May occur under conditions...

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Sociology 101 Lecture 03/17/2010 Theories for understanding “Born Rich” Alienation o Social and psychological separation between oneself and one’s life experiences. o To get rid of Alienation: the ability to do meaningful work political power Autonomy: The ability to choose and direct one’s activities Anomie o The lack (or ineffectiveness) of normative regulation within society. o Durkheim:
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Unformatted text preview: May occur under conditions of rapid social change or revolution. May lead to suicide or crime. Affluenza very new o The bloated, sluggish and unfulfilled feeling that results from efforts to keep up with the Joneses. o An epidemic of stress, overwork, waste and indebtedness caused by the pursuit of the American Dream. o An unsustainable addiction to economic growth....
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