Day 17 - Introduction to Sociology Day 17 Social Class Pure...

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Introduction to Sociology – Day 17 Social Class Pure Capitalism Private ownership of property Purist of personal profit Competition Laissez-fair government Pure Socialism Democracy Egalitarianism Community Public ownership of the means of production Planning for common purposes How the U.S. Economy Differs From Pure Capitalism Government Services Government Regulations Market Manipulation Mixed Economies Most countries have something between Pure Socialism and Pure Capitalism Combining aspects of both In the U.S., we are on the Capitalist ide of the spectrum European and Scandinavian/Nordic countries tend more towards the democratic-socialist end of the scale Social Inequality The unequal distribution of scarce and valued goods and resources Social Stratification The hierarchical arrangement of large social groups on the basis of their control over basic resources Our Society is based on the Class System A system of inequality based on the ownership and control of resources and the type of
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