New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Introduction To Sociology

by: Mr. Mable Torp

Introduction To Sociology SOC 1101

Marketplace > Cornell University > Sociology > SOC 1101 > Introduction To Sociology
Mr. Mable Torp
GPA 3.71

B. Cornwell

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

B. Cornwell
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Course

Popular in Sociology

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mr. Mable Torp on Saturday September 26, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SOC 1101 at Cornell University taught by B. Cornwell in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 36 views. For similar materials see /class/214325/soc-1101-cornell-university in Sociology at Cornell University.


Reviews for Introduction To Sociology


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/26/15
Lectu re 9 Globalization v lEdnesclay October 07 2009 Intimately connected with other aspects of postmodern society globalization wadvancements in tech may be main driving force in postmodernity in general With increasing multiculturalism more likely to adopt cultural practices you weren t exposed to facilitating identity fragmentation Impact of globalization on social stratification Globalization and Urban Inequality Sassen Impact of globalization on structure of cities social stratification Mechanism accounted for by changes in corporate processes resulting from globalization more international business less regulation from national governments so corporations are free to outsource low skilled things Increased complexity of markets because you re dealing with international regulations Need to centralize command and control Need to rely on specialized services Corporate operations centered in large cities I Find highly specialized service forms that focus on international market to reduce costs both dispersion of low skilled jobs and concentration of specialized services in cities Increased demand for low skilled service workers but they can t compete with those they re now sharing the space with like high value property Leads to highly polarized urban economy service workers immigrants women vs high powered specialists men The World System Wallerstein Very influenced by Marx World system global capitalist economy is not full of autonomous pieces it s a single system I Global production and exchange occur in a coordinated capitalist economy controlled by a few major countries I Concerned with division of labor certain countriesregions specialize in certain things more wealthy countries specialize in more profitable aspects Highly stratified division of labor between countriesregions Core wealthy powerful countries that own the means of production and specialize in high skill activities 0 Analogous to bourgeoisie Periphery poor countries that specialize in low skill activities agriculture mining produce raw materials Semiperiphery more autonomous countries that serve as buffers bw core and periphery reducing conflict 0 Ex Poland Brazil not necessarily wealthypowerful but not Sociology 101 Page 1 extremely poor Core countries are exploiting the periphery buy raw materials for very little make products then sell them backfor a lot I Core appropriates surplus from periphery and keeps system in place by force I World capitalist economy very similar to Marx sjust on a larger scale Point shouldn tjust focus on inequality within countries but inequality between countries on a global scale I Wealthiest 20 of world pop is taking 827 of world income while poorest 20 has 14 quotchampagne glassquot distribution 0 Much greater gap than within countries The Nanny Chain Chain of childcare I Immigrant woman from poor country works as a nanny for a wealthy family in a wealthy country I Immigrant woman hires poor woman in poor country to be a nanny for her children Woman is not connected to her children as much any more so she projects her emotions on the child of the wealthy family the wealthy are importing emotions necessary to raise a child I Children of wealthy family benefitting off what children of poor family can t get Global stratification with respect to technology people in poor countries have less access to technology which prohibits them from being connected to the global economy Much of the limited access in places like Africa are cast offs from US Sociology 101 Page 2


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.