Conflict Theor1 - • Façade of legitimacy says that it...

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Conflict Theory--Critique • Overemphasizes the tensions and divisions between the top and bottom of society • Ignores real contributions of industrialization • Owners do not always ignore workers • Watchdog and grass route groups are created to watch the actions of the bourgeoisie Conflict Theory • Represents a need for profit, Mexican workers sell their labor at low cost, jobs are insecure
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Unformatted text preview: • Façade of legitimacy says that it benefits both US and Mexico but it really exploits the Mexicans who are vulnerable, when Mexican economy falters US investment increases as labor costs decrease Conflict Theory • Maquila jobs are insecure, lack of advancement and low wages • Jobs are mind-numbing and repetitive • US banks make money off of Mexican loans • In the US owners can threaten to move to Mexico to keep workers in line...
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