Plans for all G674 Perspective essays

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Class

 

Marxism

  1. General Marxism – capitalism. Bourgeoisie exploit proletariat, means of production

  2. Neo Marxists – superstructure, Gramsci, Marcuse, bourdieau

  3. Kincaid – Underclass; Divide and rule, scapegoats, RAOL

Functionalism

  1. Meritocracy

  2. Davis and moore – Scarcity of personnel, functional importance, etc

  3. Saunders – capitalism protects liberty

Weberian

  1. Class

  2. Status

  3. Party

  4. Barren and Norris

Postmodern

  1. Lyotard – individuals, deconstruction of groups

  2. Bauman – inequalities based on consumption

  3. Pakulski and waters – class is dead, status is more important lifestyle/consumption

  4. Furlong and cartmel – class was taken by train, now by car

Changing class structure

  1. Marxism – Sutton trust, westergaad – in itself/for itself, Braverman –proletarianisation

  2. Weberian – fragmentation of middle class, Roberts – values of middle class, goldthorpe and lockwood – traditional/new working class. Embourgeoisement.

Ethnicity

 

Functionalist

  1. Patterson – host immigrant model

  2. Roberts – differences between African Caribbean/ Asian are plausible

Weberian

  1. Status inequality

  2. Rex and Tomlinson – frustrated underclass

  3. Barren and Norris- dual labour market theory

Marxists

  1. Castles and Kosack-  Divide and rule. Miles – racialized class fractions…

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