SOSC 1000 - Lecture 4 - Oct. 18, 2011

SOSC 1000 - Lecture 4 - Oct. 18, 2011 - Tradition and...

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Tradition and Modernity 1. Conclude history and ideology 2. The readings and films in context 3. Traditional (hierarchical) society 4. Modern (mass) society 5. The great transformation - How do we move from traditional society to modern society? - In traditional society debt was a sign of moral weakness - In most traditional societies it was a “sin” to loan or lend out money with interest - The symbol for modernity according to Bell is the car - Polanyi says the transformation takes place when a disembedded, self-regulating free market economy happens - The economy was heavily regulated in traditional society (assize of bread, corn laws, poor laws) - Traditional society – Labour market is not thought of - Marx points out capitalism commoditises everything 6. Liberalism and Modernity versus the “Paternalist Model” 7. James Burke: The factory and marketplace revolution - Major British historian - Influenced by Max Wader - The notion that you own yourself - Individual is key in modernity -
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SOSC 1000 - Lecture 4 - Oct. 18, 2011 - Tradition and...

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