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SOCA02H3 Study Guide - Lake Ontario, Time And Motion Study, Cost Accounting

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Manchester -HM Prison Manchester is a Category A men's prison, located in the city of
Manchester, England. The prison is also known (now unofficially, since it was renamed
in the 1990s) as Strangeways Prison. Manchester prison is operated by Her Majesty's
Prison Service.
Karl Polanyi- was a Hungarian intellectual known for his opposition to traditional
economic thought and his influential book The Great Transformation.
Medium of exchange- anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a
measure of wealth in a particular country or region
In-kind exchanges-
Commodity- A commodity is some good for which there is demand, but which is supplied
without qualitative differentiation across a market. It is fungible, i.e. the same no
matter who produces it. Examples are petroleum, notebook paper, milk or copper. ...
staples - basic: (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
Irish Potato Famine- was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in
Ireland between 1845 and 1852 during which the island's population dropped by 20 to
25 percent
Welland, Trent and Rideau canals- The Rideau Canal (French: Canal Rideau), also
known as the Rideau Waterway, connects the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on the
Ottawa River to the city of Kingston, Ontario on Lake Ontario. The canal was opened in
1832 as a precaution in case of war with the United States and is still in use today, with
most of its original structures intact.[1] The canal system uses sections of major rivers,
including the Rideau and the Cataraqui, as well as some lakes
Infrastructure- Infrastructure is the basic physical and organizational structures
needed for the operation of a society or enterprise,[1] or the services and facilities
necessary for an economy to function.[2] The term typically refers to the technical
structures that support a society, such as roads,
Deindustrialization- is a process of social and economic change to a county's political
economy in which there is the removal or reduction of industrial capacity or activity in a
country or region, whereby durable goods production for domestic and export
consumption, that is integrated both vertically and horizontally into the creation of
finished goods that meet the full spectrum of demand, are systematically reduced across
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the full spectrum of finished goods by category; as well as from raw materials to final
assembled products.
Tariff-taxes on trade
craft guilds- A guild is an association of craftsmen in a particular trade. The earliest
types of guild were formed as confraternities of workers. They were organized in a
manner something between a trade union, a cartel and a secret society. They often
depended on grants of letters patent by an authority or monarch to enforce the flow of
trade to their self-employed members, and to retain ownership of tools and the supply of
materials. A lasting legacy of traditional guilds are the guildhalls constructed and used
as meeting places.
division of labour- Division of labour is the specialization of cooperative labour in
specific, circumscribed tasks and like roles. Historically an increasingly complex division
of labor is closely associated with the growth of total output and trade, the rise of
capitalism, and of the complexity of industrialization processes. Division of labor was
also a method used by the sumerians to categorize different jobs, and divide them to
skilled members of a society.
Edmund Bradwin, The Bunkhouse Man -
Transcontinental- spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent;
"transcontinental railway"; "transcontinental travelers"; "a transcontinental city"
wildcat strikes- A wildcat strike action, often referred to as a wildcat strike, is a strike
action taken by workers without the authorization of their trade union officials. This is
sometimes termed unofficial industrial action. Wildcat strike was the key fighting
strategy of May 68.
species being- Marx's theory of human nature occupies an important place in his
critique of capitalism, his conception of communism, and his 'materialist conception of
history'. ...
urban proletariat humanism- Proletariat -noun 1)class of wage earners, the
working class. 2) Marxist theory-class of workers must sell their labour to
intrinsic gratification- We want to enact identities that can grant us intrinsic
gratification (such as a sense of accomplishment) or external rewards (such as a
compliment). Intrinsic gratification- if you have felt a lot of intrinsic gratification,
including a sense of accomplishment or achievement, from a given identity, it is more
likely to rank highly on your hierarchy.
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