Week 2 lecture notes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alejandra Gutierrez on Friday January 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to a course at a university taught by a professor in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 22 views.
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Date Created: 01/23/15
The format will be weird today since my phone no longer wants to scan the documents I write But I might stick to this The numbers on the left are the slides I am referring to that are online on blackboard and so the writing on the right is what was discussed in class about them Slide In class notes 4 Society is not imposed on us we create and so we impact society Society has to adapt to what is happening around we adapt so we influence change on society 5 Claims making is making an argument that something is a social problem Public opinion creates public support 6 Claims and counterclaims go against each other Politics is balancing claims and counterclaims 7 Mass media and Social movement are major groups in claims making The people school etc are also involved in claims making 8 Power is important in claims making This results in Vested interest 9 In the AMA photo and person working photo the vested interest is to maintain the status quo Not in my backyard sign the vested interest is to slow or halt the production of trashThey don t want more dumping grounds 11 Mass media include informative talk shows and entertainment of the news Sometimes they may seem biased but they are not they are constrained on what they can and cannot do 13 Media is needed for claims making More helpful if the claim is something the media can work with and make catchy so more people will know about it Should be short direct and dramatic 14 Initial claimprimary claim Media Media Involvement short direct dramatic Secondary claim Not a bad thing It s just shorter and more dramatic 15 Constraints deadlines space and time Novelty Is it a new issue If it s old then maybe there won t be media coverage Balance They have to avoid extreme and radical views Geography concentration of people 19 Social movements is caused by a group of people not one person that holds a specific claim 21 Emergence Initial gathering or get together of people for a common goal Coalescence More formalized There s political rally and more talk Formalization They are now established players in the political scene Decline Interests decline because something else came up or the goal was achieved 22 There is no longer a focus on a single issue but various issues so they are complex They question the status quo Are these chemicals safe In direct action they target groups or people This association is the cause of death by chemicals The direct action is hopefully nonviolent 35 Politics is a guide for society on how to live 36 Economy is basically how to get from point A to point B How to get thing from the factory to the home 37 Capitalism is money driven and privately owned by groups people or organizations 38 Socialism was made in reaction to Capitalism t lowers the standards of living and less economic inequality Everything is more of a mixed system 44 A lot of people who could vote did not 45 Alienation They are not satisfied with the government but they don t think they will make a difference Possible solutions Educate people on politics Make voting mandatory 47 The 14th amendment that freed slaves was also used for corporations Corporations were treated like people and were given legal rights But who to put in jail if it is not actually a person No one 288 corporations and 16 people went to trial and used the 14th amendment 48 Monopoly1 corporation has control over the system Oligopoly there s a domination of economy Conglomeratethere are many corporations that own smaller corporations 51 Corporations are used to concentrate power People sit on many mini corporation controlled by a larger one 55 People need money to win election They need to be affluent They need to have connections with large corporations Remember the revolving door Coming from that sort of work a corporation helps 56 Social movementssolver Mass mediamore of a creator Governmentboth creator and solver Corporationscreator but could be solver 59 Most of our policies are related to culture and politics