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Chapter One: Sociology is the scientific study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior
Humans are social by nature
Environment affects us (dad)
Diversity is an understanding of recognizing people’s differences between each other and to allow others to be who they are.
E.g. black white Muslim Hindu, male, female young or old etc, without expecting them to conform to your ideas.
2. Describe the community you live in. Highlight some of the variations...
social location can generate a standpoint that affects symbolic interactionism that individual’s develop self-identity and an understanding of social life and values, (Wood, J, 2010). My social location is mainly constructed by my upbringing. I was born in Zimbabwe in 1978 when the country was a colony...
about culture that come from the structural-functional approach, the social-conflict approach, and sociobiology approach. Do you think that the differences in how we understand culture using each of these approaches is a matter of being more right than the others? Or do they all offer some correct insights...
explains the many different and varied ways people can be different to one another. These differences may be gender, whether a person is male or female. Their ethnic group, for example their cultural beliefs, race, language, attitudes, values or physical characteristics. Their age, whether a person is...
Human Rights, Gender & Environment
Subordination of women to men is prevalent in large parts of the world. We come across experiences where women are not only treated as subordinate to men but are also subject to discriminations...
“Indecently Exposed” (2005) Jane Elliot
workshop/documentary on racism in Canada
separated blue and brown eyes (whites and natives)
In Class Lecture Assignment:
What forms of subtle and systemic racism does the workshop highlight?
subtle; blue eyes centered and some on floor, facial looks...
Families have changed greatly over the past 60 years, and they continue to become more diverse.
Why is the family considered the most important agent of socialization?
What caused the dramatic changes to the American family? What are those changes?
Describe the differences in marriage and family...
industrialized economies; technologically advanced industrial, administrative, and service occupations; and relatively high levels of national and personal income.
industrialization the process by which societies are transformed from dependence on agriculture and handmade products to an emphasis on...
strange in the familiar
This perspective also encourages us to realize that society guides our thoughts and deeds.
C. Seeing society in our everyday choices
Emile Durkheim’s research showed that the suicide rate was strongly influenced by the extent to which people were socially integrated with others...
related to one another, often according to predictions from a theory? hypothesis
What are the three primary variables in determining one's social class?
income, education, occupational prestige
Which of the following groups is least qualified as a social institution?
neighborhood street gangs...
The Life-Course and Socialization
* The process of socialization is a life-long process which continues from cradle to grave and begins through prenatal period.
* Socialization is a social process through which you learn your culture (values and norms of the group you are born...
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FOREWORD STRAIGHTENING IT OUT: JOAN WILLIAMS ON UNBENDING GENDER
ADRIENNE D. DAVIS∗ As most men and women acknowledge, gender is a battleground. Most of us are fairly clear on biological sex: who bears children, who ejaculates sperm, even whose (big) hands might...
SOC 1101 C -PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOIOLOGY INCLASS NOTES
*notes are posted after class, this is to pay attention and more of professors example
What is sociology?
Study of social norms
How society shapes indivuals or individuals shapes society
Interaction not different parts of society
Chapter 11 Sex and Gender
Sex: refers to the biological and anatomical differences between men and women.
Primary sex characteristics: genitalia used for reproduction.
Secondary sex characteristics: boobs, hips, deep voice, facial hair.
Hermaphrodite: a person in whom sexual differentiation is ambiguous...
REVIEW FOR EXAM 1
Review the Key Terms at the end of each chapter.
Lecture 1 – Feminist Theoretical Perspective
1. Describe the types of data sources that support the statement that men commit the majority of crimes.
Men commit the majority of crimes
› Males commit...
Chapter 1: Why Study Families & Other Close Relationships
Family: a relationship by blood, marriage, or affection, in which members may cooperate economically, may care for children, & may consider their identity to be intimately connected to the larger group.
The U.S. Census Bureau
Two or more people...
different and varied. In any town or village in the UK, you will find that people are different and varied in lots of ways. Some of the categories include: Gender This refers to a person’s behavioural characteristics associated with being male or female. Ethnic group This term refers to the group with which you...
the strange in the familiar and individuality in social context.
Seeing the general in the particular is how sociologists look at the patterns of life in people's behaviour.
Seeing the strange in the familiar is recognizing the impact society has on our lives.
Individuality in Social Context
Control Chapter 7: Global Stratification Chapter 8: Social Class in the United States Chapter 9: Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity Chapter 10: Inequalities of Gender and Age Chapter 11: Politics and the Economy Chapter 12: Marriage and Family Chapter 13: Education and Religion Chapter 14: Population...
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