SOCIOL 1000 Lecture Notes - Heteronormativity, Reproductive Labor, Arlie Russell Hochschild

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Economists divide our economy into 3 economic sectors: primary sector. Consists of activities that extract raw materials directly from the natural environment. 1800: ~75% of those employed were either farmers or farm laborers. Today this percentage is fewer than 3: secondary sector (industrial sector) Involves activities that transform natural resources into manufactured products. Textile mills became a part of united states economy in new england in the 1800s. Until the 1960s, manufacturing jobs dominated the economy; today most of these jobs are outsourced to countries with cheaper labor costs: tertiary sector. Ex: fast food, retail, customer service, etc. Accounts for more jobs today than in the past employing about 74% of workers in the united. Different than other sectors, the tertiary sector demands emotional labor. Labor force generally thought of as those who are participating in the exchange or manufacture of goods or services in an economy. In 2009, the united states labor force included approximately 150 million people (united.

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