DS10_2007 - SOC 101 Discussion Sheet Ten Work and Economy...

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SOC 101 Jipson Discussion Sheet Ten Work and Economy Due November 15 Name _______________________________________ Answer the following questions based on your class readings and discussion in class. Please feel free to write on the front and back . 1. What is the sociological definition of work? What role does work play in the community? Work plays a crucial role in determine the social status of the person, it also plays a crucial role in assisting to determining the income that person has, which effects social mobility and social integration within the class system, it also increases the positive life chances a person may have. Work is the same in most societies, it involves a person doing a specific tasks for a certain number of hours a day, they generally get paid a wage to do this labor. Some schooling is required for higher skilled labor, consequently these jobs which cost more money to learn how to do, also pay more. 2.
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Jipson during the Spring '08 term at University of Dayton.

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