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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC2112
Professor
John Baker
Semester
Fall

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SOC 2112 Lecture 3 Review: ­People believe in god and all knowledge comes from gods. ­Change the way of thinking­­­making observation, reason ­Idea of progress ­Spirit of science—doubt, reason, observation, use their reason to image a better world ­French enlightenment: freedom, equality ­Profound change of social and natural world ­Mid/end 18 , industrial revolution in France and in Europe Reading: ­The Great town: crowded, over 50% working class children die before age of 5.  Industries located inside countryside, people decide how hard they work, but all these are  replaced by factories, people work for capitalists and they move into town. The city  cannot provide all the people in.  Note: ­The change in work relation and urbanization destroyed the traditional pattern of social  relations ­The breakdown in community corresponds with a decline in the ethos of aristocratic  responsibility The reaction of the working classes (rebellion) 1. Crime (­­Individual  hurt  another  individual’s  property,  no organization  no  group but  widespread­­10% crimes in city.) 2. Machine breaking ­­Climaxes with the Luddit movement (1811­1812)  (The introduction of technology lowers their wage, so they break them.  But they do not afraid technology, they do not like the way machine  replace them in workplace  Better organized—town by town, they see their enemy as these people in  capitalism that exploit them) 3. Unionization ­­The combine act is passed in 1799 ­­The act is repealed in 1824 (legalization of union) ­­The result is a quickening in the pace of unionization ­­The unions are fighting unions (not unions in today, they are the union meant to  battle, they encourage people to hate factory owners. Unions in England are outlaw.  They see the enemy now as employer class itself, like factory owner) 4. Political organization: the chartists  The “peoples charter” is drawn up in 1835 ­­The want to change the whole things  ­­They are well organized ­­They are willing to fight  The Chartists were politically active in other movements (ex. Pass new factory  act, change the 10 hours bill)  The movement is violently repressed in 1848  The general tendency ­­Towards greater organization and clarity of class interests. Intellectual Responses to the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the aftermath 1. The Romantic Movement  Popularized by Rous
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