SOC 1 ELEVENTH - 7 26 2011 Inequality class society-...

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7 26 2011 Inequality class society- somewhat unique- move up and down -within lifetimes most people do not move around- but it is possible why important? ===> encourages to work for resources- to live and survive think they can (e.g. work) for resources provide incentives to work hard - productivity of a class society - bio power how much embedded in us- power much more productive---> working to go up the ladder more individual motivation class society- unique network motivate to work harder- mobility stable social system- good- climb that ladder in society- THINKING. ..? individuals make up the society- we as individuals fulfilled--- thinking some control over lives = control our own destinies --- better than “working at KFC”- minimum wage job forever that in turn increases stability in society “means of success”- working towards them class vs society -------> Functionalist- - somebody has to do “poor” jobs e.g. janitor, slicer for cutting lettuce another reason for using the poor----> simply as a threat ---> upper class people
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