SER—well-paid, meaning, long-term benefits (pension, health), safety, security, career
advancement (good job)
Life chance as discussed by Weber
Social class—John Porter debunk a classness society in Canada.
i.e. middle-class mothers more egalitarian; lower-class is more traditional, socialize
children specifically to their gender, take on father’s occupation. Upper-class tendency
to marry daughters, conform to the traditional lower-class, and high level of gender
Human Capital Model is a functionalist view: the more dangerous the job, the higher the
wage; singular open market allows competition for all.
Krah’s human capital model of labour processes: education attainment and job requirement
disregard uneven playing ground competing for jobs, inability to translate skills and
credentials into jobs. Ignores family firms and inheritance of position, effort and hard-work
doesn’t mean getting a good job, SES position of racism and sexism.
Monopoly Capitalism—Marx’s capital, the battle of competition is fought by cheapening of the
Structural barriers of labour market: Charlie Le Duff, racial hierarchy at the plant and outside
the plant. Jobs were assigned based on skin tones, work