SOC101Y1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Homophily, Tokenism, Human Capital

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28 Oct 2012
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Ser well-paid, meaning, long-term benefits (pension, health), safety, security, career advancement (good job) 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 segregated education. 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 commodity.

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