Appl Envir & Organismal Bio
Appl Envir & Organismal Bio ISB 202
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Date Created: 09/19/15
Lecture 3 Con ict Perspective What is Conflict Perspective 0 The conflict theorists believe that society is a complex system characterized by inequality and conflict that generates social change 0 They believed in evolution slow change over time Marx said this not real change and that real change only comes from conflict Main Features 0 Various parts of social systems do not fit together harmoniously Super rich and super poor people do not fit together 0 Social order through force this order is not by choice but is imposed by people through force Example going to school The force is brutal to maintain power when police officers killed people during the 1960 s when the civil rights movement was going on o Competing goals of individuals leads to conflicts wars are fought on natural resources Ex We are in a war over oil 0 Limited resources lead to conflict 0 Conflict is the major source of real change in society 0 Conflict theorists try to analyze who benefits from particular social arrangements social arrangements mean there are certain things that are expected of them Ex Family is responsible for producing kids and raising them Karl Marx and Con ict Perspective Grew up in Germany moved to the US and settled in London He was lazy and had a PhD but never wanted to work The stuff he wrote used to be considered off limits and it was not allowed to be used in schools 0 Evolution of Society 0 Preclass Societies o Asiatic Societies old civilizations that where run by emperors kings and queens There was only one rule and that was to protect the royalty 0 Ancient Societies ruling class with a lot of power 0 Feudal Societies land owners ended with industrial revolution 0 Capitalist societies 0 Capitalism 0 Cooperation groups of individuals owned things together ExTribes 0 Manufacture There was a sole manufacture for a single product and they chose how much to sell it for and who they sell it to 0 Modern owned and control by a rich person or corporation 0 Forces of Production things you need to make things Example things you need to makemanufacture shoes 0 Labor need people to work Skilled workers that know how to make shoes 0 Means of Production moneycapital Capital includes money infrastructurebuilding used to manufacture the machinery and technical knowledge The Raw Material the materials needed to make product For shoes you might need leather glue etc 0 Classes in Society in a capital society there are only two classes Rich become richer and poor become poorer Karl Max did not believe that there was a middle class because they are considered to be a middle manquotpimpquot for the bourgeoisie O
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