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Social Structure.docx

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Social Structure Importance of a changing social structure  Everything is based on the computer (emerged in the 1940's, developed in 50's and 60's)  Becomes the physical basis for this new age  Represented in our own time by the whole spectrum of various devices and gadgets The Changing Social Structure of PostIndustrialism • Expanding professional class, contracting traditional working class, expanding underclass (looks like an hour glass) • Rise of professional class (aka the new or new middle, or white collar class). Highly paid, highly educated, increasingly feminized, and associated with particular lifestyles, consumption norms and politics • Use expertise to manipulate money, dealing with complex edu
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