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o No recognition for housework which then becomes a waste of time and therefore money o Gendered historical reasons: as women went to work, home was deserted; no one to care for it o Relationships are the only thing that requires work and it’s the hardest o Need to become EMOTIONALLY INVESTED Is work (being busy) a desire or a necessity? o Working to provide for a family can actually cause families to break apart o Problems about people defining themselves from society’s capitalist POV; need big paycheck to feel successful Study is limited to Amerco type employers and employees; number of these workers is declining like the middle class
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9 o Can’t generalize reasons because there is a spectrum Modernity= continuously reinventing Modern means west; travelling to other remote places you could go back in time to see how life was like centuries ago and people who are at time zero (no development) Anthropology developed; the study of humankind; everyone and every culture was placed on a temporal slope from primitive to modern Social Darwinism; upper class looked like humans and lower classes looked like apes o Provided a justification of racism: white man’s burden to help develop “savage” societies which were usually of dark-skinned people Since 16 th century: one capitalist world economy in which everyone plays a part o Core, periphery and semi-periphery were dynamic states/ categories that countries could become mostly through historical accidents ! Semi-periphery : exploiter and exploited; ensures control of exploited; Structurally necessary = to middle class in capitalism or else it will fall ! Backwardness in periphery is strategically maintained by colonialism; places where raw materials were produced” People in colonies has surpluses of resources, time and power so they could rise on their own too o Development of one part of the world is connected to every other part (colonies, discovery of other lands, natural resources from non-core) Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims by Kurzman Modernity of Islamic radicalism Islamic Liberals o Secular and educated in secular institutions o Believe in democracy, social and economic development, gender equality o Majority of Muslims Radical Islamists ex. Al Qaeda o Educated in secular institutions o Believe in democracy, social and economic development o Take to modern technology o Reinterpret Islam o Tries to offer change and more fair social order but it his a military, democratic appeals; stemmed from inequities of modern socio-economic and political relations in the middle East Traditionalists ex. Taliban o Believe in returning to the past; not progressive on gender, education ! However, past is invented/ constructed; don’t know exactly what happened o Dislikes modern technology People want to instill democracy, but it has historically supported oppressive, undemocratic regimes Facebook’s Boundaries by Schoon and Cain Internet criticized for being detrimental to community and personal relationships Complementary?
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