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Stratification: Occupational Hierarchy of Prestige Supreme Court Judge 1. Professionals a. Teachers/profs b. Physicians c. Chartered accountants d. Dentists e. Engineers f. Architects g. Lawyers 2. White collar a. Successful independent entrepreneur b. Executive c. Managerial d. Supervisory e. Clerical 3. Technical a. Computer types software and hardware and programming 4. Skilled trades (aristocracy of labour) a. Automotive b. Tool and dye c. Electricians d. Carpenters e. Tinsmiths 5. Semi-skilled work: Mc Jobs a. Mc Jobs (service sector) b. Sales clerk c. Manufacturing (assembly) d. Truck drivers 6. Unskilled a. Janitorial b. Migrant farm workers (see John Steinbeck’s grapes of wrath) -About family living in Oklahoma -Weather was very hot -terrible decade w/ drought everywhere and people had to sell their farms -the family’s farm was taken away and they went to Cali as migrant farm workers c. Street sweepers d. Shoe shiners Social Stratification: -about social inequality -how do we explain it? -can explain it by social complexity (not only reason) -some people prefer a political explanation (esp. conflict theorists) -there is debate around what is responsible for inequality -social complexity argumentjob complexity or occupational complexity -how many distinct occupations do you find in a society -as society become more modern occupational complexity increases Valued resources -do they posses values resources -the big 3 of stratification 1. Wealth -can be wealth in lad -nowadays, mos
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