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Gina Scholl Sociology 1100-NET06 Sci-Fi Essay #4 Gattaca In the movie Gattaca , I think capitalism is the economic system described. Capitalist economic systems lead to inequalities in the systems. Gattaca is a primary labor market , consisting of the genetically altered individuals, where they have high paying jobs with good benefits and possibility for future advancement, including traveling to space. The secondary labor market is consisted of the “natural” individuals, where they have low paying jobs with few benefits and very little job security or means for advancement. An example of the secondary labor market would be when Vincent pursues the job of a window washer. In the secondary labor market, employees lack motivation and there is a high level of turnover. The main occupations or professions are astronauts, which would be considered the primary market labor and the window washer, which would be considered the secondary labor market .

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