THORSTEIN VEBLEN - THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE THORSTEIN...

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THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE THORSTEIN VEBLEN (1857-1929)—did an analysis on the ruling class and created the term “conspicuous consumption”—classic analyst, not revolutionary—looked a social class and consumption patterns—look at the value of leisure from a working-class point of view MARGARET MEAD (1901-1978)—published Coming of Age in Samoa (1928) which was perceived as an attack on the family (where was Dan Quayle?)—also looked at animistic thinking Quotes From Margaret Mead "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." "As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own." "Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders." " What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different
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