Reading Notes November 18th

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Carter Whittington Jordan Radke Soci 415 18 November 2011 Reading Notes November 18 th In Chapter 13 Lindblom discusses the relationship between the market system and freedom, more specifically how the market system facilitates democracy, which in turn leads to freedom. He notes two kinds of market liberties, occupational free choice and consumer free choice. He also talks about two other qualifications between the market system and freedom; many employees see themselves as free only when they aren’t at work and how market interactions bring about burdens not feely chosen. In Chapter 15 he talks about how the market, particularly elites, influences the masses. He says, “Elite efforts endlessly teach- Once through shamans, then chiefs, then nomadic raiders, then through lord and bishop, and now through contemporary elites- the virtues of inequality, hierarchy, authority, loyalty, obedience, docility, trust, and faith.” Given Lindblom's discussion of the freedoms and unfreedoms of the market system, I
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course SOCI 415 taught by Professor Margarita during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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