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group of workers in multiple industries united by the fact that creativity is central to their productive work
model of social movements that focuses on the structure of political opportunities
legal entity unto itself, one which has a legal personhood distinct from that of all its members, namely its owners & shareholders
rising atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases as well as higher global average temperatures
form of payment where workers are compensated based on set amount not tied to quality of raw materials, etc
From the book, NIMBY is an example of this type of social movement organization
form of payment that is completely separate from the product or service itself
trade where there are no middle men and is relationship-based
trade that allows traders to act and or transact without interference from government
organization that forms when workers formally unite with the common aim of collective bargaining
the part of planned obsolescence that refers to “desirability”; an object may continue to be functional, but it is no longer seen as stylish or appropriate
type of social movement that targets specific groups but advocates for more radical social change
this stage of a social movement occurs when the social problem being addressed is first identified
Established after WWII, it provides loans to developing countries with the purpose of reducing poverty and building a strong economy
differential access to technological advances based on socioeconomic status
actions by a company against a workers' union
power of actors to operate independently of the determining constraints of the social structure
type of social movement organization that directly involves its rank-and-file membership as compared to a professional movement organization
From the book, NARAL is an example of this type of social movement organization
dangers that are caused by the natural world and are unrelated to the actions of humans
notion that certain scientific results get more notoriety and influence based on existing prestige of researchers involved
form of payment characterized by trading
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model of social movements that emphasizes political context & goals, but also argues that SMs are unlikely to emerge w/out the necessary resources
this stage of a social movement occurs when the movement is institutionalized and a formal structure develops to promote the cause
Marxist term for the group of people who are available to work; the unemployed
trade that is certified by independent third parties; guarantees fair wages and labor conditions
type of social movement that advocates for limited social change across an entire society
theory that emphasizes the influence of leaders in promoting particular norms
science conducted within an existing paradigm, as defined by Thomas Kuhn
the shape of the unequal, global distribution of income
type of social movement organization that enjoys full-time leadership staff dedicated to the movement
real costs of production and distribution are not captured into the price consumers pay
theory that says collective action happens when people with similar ideas and tendencies gather in the same place
economic system based on private ownership of resources
stratification in information technology within countries
designing and producing products in order for them to be used up (obsolete) within a specific time period
dangers created by the impact of our own knowledge and technology on the natural world
multidimensional set of social processes that create, multiply, stretch, & intensify worldwide social exchanges & interdependencies
business decision to move all or part of a company's operations overseas to minimize costs
The poverty guideline of $10,830 is set for ____ person(s).
when enough anomolies accrue to challenge the existing paradigm
this stage of a social movement occurs when resources are mobilized around the problems outlined in the first stage
type of social movement organization that advocates for social change through protest and demonstration
form of payment based on products produced, not hours worked
DefinitionTerm
type of social movement that advocates the radical reorganization of society
action that takes place in groups and diverges from the social norms of the situation
model of social movements based on a concept of structural weakness in society that results in psychological disruption of individuals
The poverty guideline of $22,050 is set for a family of _____.
occurs when there's only one seller of a good or service in the market, leading to zero competition
economic activity that involves providing an intangible service
type of social movement that seeks the most limited societal change and often targets a narrow group of people
form of payment where workers are compensated for the sum total of their services
type of social movement organization that relies on high levels of membership participation to promote social change
notion that science is unaffected by the personal beliefs or values of scientists but rather follows objective rules of evidence
people who work, but are not earning enough to lift them out of poverty
form of payment where male workers are paid sufficient to support a dependent wife and children
refers to separation of human beings from the products they create, process of creation, from each other, & from themselves
framework from which scientists operate; serves as 'worldview' for understanding
stratification in information technology between countries
loans with extremely high interest and target people with low income
From the book, Critical Mass is an example of this type of social movement organization
society that is concerned with mitigating risks, especially manufactured ones
theory that says collective action arises because of the tendency for people to conform to the behavior of others
economic system characterized by the presence of lord, vassals, serfs, and fiefs
occurs when only a handful of firms exist in a particular market

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