SC1101E Lect7X Class & Stratification Sem1 2011-12

SC1101E Lect7X Class & Stratification Sem1 2011-12 - SC...

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SC 1101E Lecture 7 CLASS & STRATIFICATION
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Tutorial 3: Weeks 7 and 8 Tutorial 4: Weeks 9 and 10 Tutorial 5: Weeks 11 and 12 Wk 13: Review Lecture. Tutorial 6? MTT Week 8 same :me/venue as your own lecture group Topics 1-5 4 Choose 1 (25%) 1 hr 2-3 pp (2-pp recommended) Road Map Bring own iden:fca:on & sta:onery
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MTT: Tricks of the Trade Revision: Start with lectures and tutorials. Think of the ques±ons that ma²er. Read the materials with the ques±ons in mind. Plan your approach/ angle Have an eFec±ve opening line (State what you are trying to achieve) Mobilize evidence and tools (Develop your arguments) Get to your goal (Let your arguments lead you to your conclusion) Write legibly, succinctly, persuasively. No need for verbosity, jargons, complex sentences .
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Objectives Learn key theories & concepts Develop a framework for understanding class structure & dynamics Learn how class structure impacts life- chances and lifestyles and social change
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Outline Theoretical ideas Dimensions: the 3Ps. Indicators Types of society and inequality Theories: Marx, Weber, Functionalist; Comparisons. Class structure Broad features The Singapore case Parting shots Some questions to ponder
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The 3 P ` s: Power, Privilege, Prestige Power (cf. 3 faces) 1. Influence over decision-making. 2. Benefiting from decisions. (spheres of politics, work, and residence) Privilege —life-chances, quality of life, material advantages.
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ECON 1212 taught by Professor Williamsmith during the Spring '11 term at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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