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Department
Sociology and Anthropology
Course
SOAN 2040
Professor
D Rose
Semester
Winter

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TheSociologyofWorkEdgellchapter1MondayJanuary272014Chapter1TheTransformationofWorkFromworkasaneconomicactivitytoworkasemploymentBeforetheadventofindustrialcapitalismapproximately200yearsagoinEnglandworkreferredinageneralizedwaytoactivitiesdirectedatsatisfyingthehumanneedforsurvivalforthevastmajorityatasubsistencelevel40000yearsplushistoryofhumansocietiesitisonlyintherecentpastthatworkhasbecomesynonymouswithregularpaidemploymentaseparatesphereofspecializedeconomicactivityforwhichonereceivespaymentCurrentconceptionofworkisamodernsocialconstructiontheproductofspecifichistoricalconditionsthataretypicallydenotedbythetermindustrialcapitalismsto1partoftermindicatesthatworkisaproductiveactivityinvolvingmachinespoweredbyinanimateenergysourcesthatisundertakenoutsidethehomeinadedicatedbuildingthatonehastotraveltoeachworkdayndo2partindicatesthatworkinvolvesmonetarypaymenttypicallyagreedinadvanceinrelationtotimeandoroutputandispartofamarketsysteminwhichproductivepropertyisprivatelyownedwitha
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