G674 - Class; Perspectives

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Bourdieau
(Neo Marxist) Cultural Capital
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Gramsci
(Neo Marxist) Hegemony
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Marcuse
(Neo Marxist) Hynotic power of mass media deprives us of critical thought.
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Kincaid
(Neo Marxist) Underclass; divide and rule, reserve army of labour, scapegoats.
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Weber
(Weberian (obviously)) Class/status/party. 4 classes; manual workers, petty bourgeoisie, White collar, priveledged.
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Barren and Norris
(Weberian) Dual labour market theory
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Davis and Moore
(Functionalists) Stratification necessary. Role allocation/functional importance/scarcity of personnel.
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Saunders
Stratification not inevitable, but socialism is oppressive. Capitalism protects liberty.
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Giddens
(Postmodernist) late modernity=no one solution. Disillusionment with science. Change and Diversity.
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Lyotard
(Postmodernist) Deconstruction of the group. People are individuals. Computers are the force of production. No objective truth - myriad of ideas that are sold.
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Bauman
(Postmodernist) Contemporary socities = inequality based on consumption. Poor are criminalised because they cant compete.
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Philo
How can postmodernists say there is no such thing as an objective truth? Rape victim, starving child, Inequalities must be explained by political framework.
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Sutton trust
(Neo Marxist) elite theory
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Wilkinson and Pickett
(Neo Marxist) inequality=social alienation=alcoholism, mental illness
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Savage
(Neo Marxist) working class confidence is low
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westergaad
(Neo Marxist)class in itself/for itself
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Braverman
(Neo Marxist) Proletarianisation
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Ritzer
(Neo Marxist) Mcdonalidisation
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Gallie
Workers upskilled by new technologies.
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Roberts
(Weberian) ONS classes 1 and 2 expanded post war. they have become more loyal, responsible. Believe in meritocracy and building a career.
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Goldthorpe and Lockwood
(weberian) traditional/new working class.
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Hutton
(Weberian) 40/30/30 - priveledged, marginalised, disadvantaged
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Goldthorpe
No evidence of embourgeoisiement in Luton
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Westergaad
Weberians dilute class conflict.
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Pukulski and Waters
(postmodernists) class is dead. status more important. styles of consumption. identity/race/gender more important.
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beck and beck gernsheim
(postmodernist) individualism and detraditionalisation
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Furlong and Cartmel.
(postmodernist) class used to be taken by train, now by car.
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Westergaad
class positions have hardened
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Marshall
Postmodernists have little evidence. 90% placed in class if promted
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Devine
Class most important social identity in britain.
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Savage
Manchester. few thought britain was classless. but hesitated to identify themselves in a class.
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(Neo Marxist) Underclass; divide and rule, reserve army of labour, scapegoats.

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