Job Description and School of Thought Discussion Questions

Week I Discussion Forum Thread #1

Think of jobs you or someone you know has had. What was undesirable about these jobs? Was the pay too low? Hours too long? Were you treated poorly? Which of the four schools of thought that best explains the causes of these undesirable aspects? What would you try to do to redress these undesirable features?

Week I Discussion Forum Thread #

The Occupy Wall Street movement consists of activities who are protesting against social and economic inequality. People in the movement are concerned that the current laws and financial systems disproportionately favor corporations and the rich and exclude others from sharing in the economic wealth of the nation. They fear that such inequities will eventually undermine democracy and destabilize the country. The Occupy movement is most consistent with which school of thought? Explain your answer.