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Lecture 6: Post-industrialization PostMonday, September 27 PostPost-industrialization Shift from manufacturing good to providing services The rise of the professional and technical class Theoretical knowledge plays a larger role in shaping economic policy and research & development The rise of "new intellectual technology" (e.g., computers) More planning and control of technological growth (e.g., government oversight, such as the FDA) 2,000,000 Number of Patent Applications 1,800,000 1,600,000 1,400,000 1,200,000 1,000,000 800,000 600,000 400,000 200,000 0 Emotional labor
Hochschild Service jobs decrease physical labor but increase emotional labor There is an emphasis on emotional regulation Suppression: self-censorship of emotions that don't fit elf- expectations Acting: faking emotions that one does not feel Cognitive reappraisal : altering how one sees events ahead of time so as to avoid an emotional reaction later on Changes the nature of worker alienation and exploitation, but does not end them InnerInner-city Isolation
William Julius WilsonEconomic restructuring hollowed out old urban manufacturing cores Low-skilled African-American workers in the inner-city were LowAfricaninnerleft with no job prospects Service sector jobs drew middle-class African-Americans into middleAfricansuburbs Poverty became concentrated in the inner-city, and impoverished innerAfricanAfrican-American become socially isolated ...
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