SOCI 250 October 26th Lecture

SOCI 250 October 26th Lecture - 02:11 Hey so I’m not...

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Unformatted text preview: 02:11 Hey so I’m not going to copy/paste the info from the slides this time. I’ll just type the things he mentioned that are not included in his slides. Durkheim – we are all reliant on one another. We need the garbage man to come every morning. If people don’t fulfill their jobs society is less efficient. Marx – opposite of the Functionalist Durkheim. Marx believed that working in a capitalist society was bad. This would destabilize the society -> the working class (proletariat) revolt. Trends – didn’t expand on the first three trends 4) Globalization – the corporations want to keep the wages as low as humanly possible in order to keep the price of goods down as to maximize profits. He then talked about the Hershey example – thousands of workers brought over from foreign countries on a “sight-seeing” trip. They were told that they had to work part-time to pay off their travel “sight-seeing” trip....
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course SOCI 250 taught by Professor Carmichael during the Fall '11 term at McGill.

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SOCI 250 October 26th Lecture - 02:11 Hey so I’m not...

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