100%(1)1 out of 1 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 25 - 27 out of 40 pages.
-efficiency-predictability- product will be same wherever you are.-calculability- set amounts-automation – substitution of non human to human technologys. (small button and fills up small. Just click order, no price check all pre set)Path is there, no way to search it out.--> example with Mcdonalds. Plug it in. to terms- makes sense.Can be seen in other areas of lives. If I buy this it will do this, 10 lbs in first month and will get money back.Box cake mix- add water, oil, egg. Already egg in there but women feel psychological that its fresh when they actually crack egg.Artisanal/Artisan- hand made, hand crafted items.- extraordinarily expensiveReincorporatedStratification-structured inequalityClass- large group of people who occupy a similar economic position.Marx-bourgeoisie proletariatWeber- class, status, powerIncome- earnings from work or investmentsWealth- total value of assetsTop 20%=48.2 of incomeBottom 30%= 3.9% incomeTop 20%= 85% wealthBottom 40%= roughly no wealthKNOW GENERAL TRENDLike a tear drop…few at top. Wide at bottom.Education- ties into class bc comes into play with income and occupationOccupational prestige-chartMore autonomousHigher educationMore abstract thought
Cultural capital- BourdieuNov. 9th2015Population- look at different jobs and rate how prestigious they are.Autonomy- IndependentAbstract thought- jobs with higher prestige.Class- component of prestigeCultural capital-Bourdieu coined termIssue of leisure things we like to doHabitus-dispossessions we have as members of a social group. Mental set we take for granted how we think, speak act. How we stand dress, accents we have. Leads to lifestyle, or system of correlated features. Food/SportFood-certain habitus, poor people eat starches, bread, bad meat. Poverty. Wealthy people eat fresh vegis, rare meats. Lighter foods. Thru taste an agent likes what he tastes and likes what hehas. Food we eat is tied to our class.Sport-weathly and poor people have different relationship to sportPoor-participate in athletics when they are young- teams-put body at risk-Rugby (tackling)Wealthy-participate when they are older-singles- body not at risk- golf, tennis, yachting, sailing- need money to participate.(hiking biking- teachers, not as expensive or at risk)Foreman-men who are working class who started low and work their way up. From working class and could make good money doing it.- like to eat poor people food, still crave and enjoy working class food.Teachers-don’t make a lot of money, but their pursues are same as higher classes. Spend more money on food, tend to eat fresh food. Higher income on food. Cultural capital-Some dominant sets of ideas that we define as more value or desirable, objective realities. Things we consider worth wile or not, things we consider valuable or not.