Week 2, who rules? Theories of
power
 Capital vs. labour
 Do not have control= do not have
power
 Power shape people’s...
 Cultural problem
 Capitalism is bad for
us
Marx-people at the top may create
more money
Wisdom (2012) rich and poor[car...
Who has power in the
society?
 Banks
 media
 government
 employer
 Police
 Wealthy people
 Country etc.
 Marxists ...
 Conflict theory
 proletariat have little control
over the distribution of power
 instrumental model
 Arbiter model
 ...
Max weber: pluralist elitist or
elitist pluralist?
 Marx
 Elitist model
 Pluralist model
Foucalt :power influence on
so...
 Michel Foucault: power
and discipline is
‘everywhere’.
 According to Weber’s
theory, bureaucracy is
a system based on
d...
Week 5 The disciplinary and punitive state.
 Weber + Foucault discipline power
 Weber vs. Foucault  establishing power...
 Foucault: power is dispersed and pervasive
 Weber: power resides in
government/administration+centralised
 Bureaucracy...
 Boss worker
 Teacher student
 Parents Children
 Police criminals
 Government control the nation
 Criminals in ...
 Examination
 hierarchical observation
 normalization judgment
 Self-regulation: you are supposed to know what is you ...
The relationship between capital
and inequality
 People living in poverty less
able to influence social matters.
 Interr...
morally evaluated
ostracised
undeserving –neo-liberal
defines citizens as
consumes. Most
controversial term used
to refe...
Inequality
 Rich people becomes
more richer, poor people
becomes more poorer. It
is a social phenomenon.
 Social expecta...
The relationship between ethnicity
(race) and inequality?
 Inequality changes but still
exist
-ethnic- minority groups mo...
The relationship between ethnicity
(race) and inequality?
• Environmet
• Religion
• Freedom of
speech
 Poverty
 Ethnicit...
Reference
Miller, R. W. (1984). Analyzing Marx: Morality, power, and history. Princeton University
Press.
Huntington, S. P...
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Politics, power and resistance

Continuous Analytical Reflection
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  • 1. Week 2, who rules? Theories of power  Capital vs. labour  Do not have control= do not have power  Power shape people’s opinion  Strong leadership keeps checking people's power  Bellamy's functional represent who is going to have power  Marx theory-people at the top may create more money. Cornwall teaching school (2014) power[Cartoon]. Retrieved from http://www.cornwallteachingschool.org/successful- southwest-local-leaders-pilot-project-go-ahead/
  • 2.  Cultural problem  Capitalism is bad for us Marx-people at the top may create more money Wisdom (2012) rich and poor[cartoon]. Retrieved from http://eagleman6788.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/7-main-differences- between-rich-and-poor-people/
  • 3. Who has power in the society?  Banks  media  government  employer  Police  Wealthy people  Country etc.  Marxists and Weber both emphasized capitalist relates to political which considered more priorities than democratic. Marx: capital and the state  class based conflict between rich and poor Antony (2010) rich and poor[cartoonRetrieved from http://seventhoughts.blogspot.com.au/2010/12/rich-and-poor.html
  • 4.  Conflict theory  proletariat have little control over the distribution of power  instrumental model  Arbiter model  functionalist model Society driven by capital Lynn, C. (2010) Capital [photograph]. Retrieved from http://old.textproject.org/freddysfavorites/capital
  • 5. Max weber: pluralist elitist or elitist pluralist?  Marx  Elitist model  Pluralist model Foucalt :power influence on social life.  It manipulate the different class of the society and thus produce control over the lower class.  Power is everywhere. Ayubsreviews. (2013) Rich and Poor [cartoon]. Retrieved from http://bestreviewsnarticles.blogspot.com.au/2012/04/rich-and-poor- poem.html
  • 6.  Michel Foucault: power and discipline is ‘everywhere’.  According to Weber’s theory, bureaucracy is a system based on discipline, when leaders hold control over others. Week 5 The disciplinary and punitive state. Benedictine College. (2013) Bureaucracy[cartoon]. Retrieved from http://www.thegregorian.org/blog/community-and-bureaucracy
  • 7. Week 5 The disciplinary and punitive state.  Weber + Foucault discipline power  Weber vs. Foucault  establishing power Todd Smith. (2013) Discipline [photograph]. Retrieved from http://inspirationaltabloid.co m/how-to-become-a- disciplined-person/
  • 8.  Foucault: power is dispersed and pervasive  Weber: power resides in government/administration+centralised  Bureaucracystate apparatuseconomy Week 5 The disciplinary and punitive state. Ben Toh. (2012) Jail [photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.ubfriends.org/2012/04/19/in- jail-charged-with-sexual-assault/
  • 9.  Boss worker  Teacher student  Parents Children  Police criminals  Government control the nation  Criminals in Prison under strict rules  Upper class people under class people Disciplinary power The Daily Telegraph. (2013) Police and Criminals [photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/police- get-extra-powers-to-arrest-to-stop-criminals-suing/story-fni0cx12- 1226748564715
  • 10.  Examination  hierarchical observation  normalization judgment  Self-regulation: you are supposed to know what is you should do and what you shouldn’t. 3 techniques how people regulate in society New Zealand Cosmetic Teeth Whitening Association. (2014) Self- regulation [cartoon]. Retrieved from http://www.nzctwa.org.nz/nzctwa.asp?DocumentID=153
  • 11. The relationship between capital and inequality  People living in poverty less able to influence social matters.  Interrelationship between gender geography + ethnicity= socio-economic position  (perceive differently) ‘poor’= category of ‘other’ Week 10 Citizenship and inequality: Migration Peter Turchin. (2012) Inequality [Cartoon]. Retrieved from http://www.thisviewoflife.com/index.php/magazine/articles/joseph- stiglitz.-the-price-of-inequality.-cultural-evolution.-the-evolution
  • 12. morally evaluated ostracised undeserving –neo-liberal defines citizens as consumes. Most controversial term used to refer to the poor is ‘underclass’. Week 10 Citizenship and inequality: Migration Laura Mazurak. (2013) Right or Wrong[Cartoon]. Retrieved from http://oldgoldandblack.com/?p=28224
  • 13. Inequality  Rich people becomes more richer, poor people becomes more poorer. It is a social phenomenon.  Social expectations shaped our life. We have to become the one that our parents, teacher, boss expected. Robert Kiyosaki (2013) Rich and poor [Cartoon]. Retrieved from http://www.successezine.com/2012/12/confidence-of-rich-and- successful-people.html
  • 14. The relationship between ethnicity (race) and inequality?  Inequality changes but still exist -ethnic- minority groups more likely to be discriminated -assumptions/ prejudices result in less opportunities Race skin color/nationality Ethnicity more cultural features Alani (2013) Ethnicity [Cartoon]. Retrieved from http://nailpro.com/book/export/html/4151
  • 15. The relationship between ethnicity (race) and inequality? • Environmet • Religion • Freedom of speech  Poverty  Ethnicity  Race  Sexuality  Gender * cultural difference are problem The Articulate. (2011) Culture difference [photography]. Retrieved from http://thearticulateceo.typepad.com/my-blog/2011/09/cultural- differences-the-power-distance-relationship.html The daily telegraph. (2012) Twins[photography]. Retrieved from http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/lifestyle/dream-twins-part-of- new-baby-formula/story-e6frf00i-1226504235563
  • 16. Reference Miller, R. W. (1984). Analyzing Marx: Morality, power, and history. Princeton University Press. Huntington, S. P. (2006). Political order in changing societies. Yale University Press. Foucault, M. (1977). Discipline and punish: The birth of the prison. Random House LLC. Weber, M. (2009). From Max Weber: essays in sociology. Routledge. Downs, A., & Rand Corporation. (1967). Inside bureaucracy (p. 264). Boston: Little, Brown. Du Gay, P. (2000). In praise of bureaucracy: Weber-organization-ethics. Sage. O’neill, J. (1986). The disciplinary society: from Weber to Foucault. British Journal of Sociology, 37(1), 42-60. Heiskala, R. (2001). Theorizing power: Weber, Parsons, Foucault and neostructuralism. Social Science Information, 40(2), 241-264. Seekings, J., & Nattrass, N. (2005). Class, race, and inequality in South Africa. Yale University Press. Oliver, M. L., & Shapiro, T. M. (2006). Black wealth, white wealth: A new perspective on racial inequality. Taylor & Francis. Lamont, M., & Fournier, M. (Eds.). (1992). Cultivating differences: Symbolic boundaries and the making of inequality. University of Chicago Press. Ball, H. L., & Hill, C. M. (1996). Reevaluating" Twin Infanticide". Current anthropology, 856- 863.

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