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Sociology 101

Christine Winter, Professor of Sociology awinter@swccd.edu Office Hours: I will be available to meet with students before class, after class or by appointment. Please try to let me know in advance if you would like to meet with me so that I can schedule accordingly In this course, we will look at human behavior through the lens of sociology. Humans are social animals and are profoundly influenced by the social groups to which they belong. These groups include the family one is born into, one’s...

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Sociology 101

• What Sociology is NOT… o Social Work  Sociology is not designed to help people. • Work is objective, if it ends up helping people, great. o Socialism o Statistics  Getting the number is the easy part, done by the computer.  We want to know what to do with the number • This is where Sociology comes in. o Therapy  One might spend time studying a successful marriage; however a Sociologist is not interested in hearing about a specific marriage’s problems. • Sociologists do not help...

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Sociology 101 Social Norms

Harry Patel 9/03/2008 Sociology 101, section 8 Social Norms: Conformity and Deviance One of the norms I broke was talking to someone in a public bathroom, while peeing. It was very ocward talking to the guy next to me. One of the reason I felt ocward talking to him was because, you are not suppose to talk to the guy next to you. While you are doing your business you look at the wall in front of you. When you are done you wash your hands, and leave. No one talks to anyone they don’t know, even if...

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Merton Truck Company Case Solution

MANAGEMEMNT ROLL NO. 03 Merton Truck Company Calculating contribution for each truck, Contribution for model 101 = selling price (direct mat. + direct labour + variable o/h) = 39000 (24000 + 4000 + 8000) = Rs. 3000/Contribution for model 102 = selling price (direct mat. + direct labour + variable o/h) = 38000 (20000 + 4500 + 8500) = Rs. 5000/- Decisions variables: x1 = number of model 101 trucks produced, x2 = number of model 102 trucks produced, The algebraic formulation is: Max. 3000.x1 + 5000...

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COMP230 Week 4

in Room 101 for computer 1 is 192.168.10.19 The IP Address in Room 100 for computer 1 is 192.168.10.11 The IP Address in Room 100 for computer 2 is 192.168.10.12 The IP Address in Room 100 for computer 3 is 192.168.10.13 The IP Address in Room 100 for computer 4 is 192.168.10.14 The IP Address in Room 101 for computer 1 is 192.168.10.19 The IP Address in Room 101 for computer 2 is 192.168.10.20 The IP Address in Room 101 for computer 3 is 192.168.10.21 The IP Address in Room 101 for computer...

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Sociology

Dylan Gonzalez Professor Donna Bobbitt-Zeher Sociology 101 20 October 2010 Sociology is the study of society. It is a social science that involves the study of people, groups, and societies. This science explains the dynamics of society and how they and how they connect to our actions in everyday life. It studies the ways that social structures human attitudes, actions, and opportunities. The basic framework of The Forest and the Trees has two main points. The book discusses the main...

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What I learned in Sociology 101

What I have learned in this class… I learned a great deal about where people come from and how taking sociology would help me a great deal in my nursing career. Sociology takes cultures as a group instead of looking at an individual. As the saying goes; “It takes a village to raise a child.” We are who we are not only from the way we were raised but also by the environment and culture in which we are surrounded by. The medical field deals a lot with ethics...

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Sociology

Sociology: The term “sociology” was coined by August Comte in the nineteenth century from the Latin word“socios” (companion with others) and the Greek word “logos” (study of reason) to describe the new science of social life. "In the sense, sociology is the study of human interactions and inter-relations, their conditions and consequences".“The science of social phenomena "subject to natural and invariable laws, the discovery of which is the object of investigation" "Sociology is a general...

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Sociology

Introduction to Sociology Essay #1 SOCIOLOGY: Definition, Origin and Dilemmas In society, every concept requires a clear definition in order to develop an understanding of how the various coexisting areas function to produce efficiency. Sociology in its essence explains these concepts as it involves the individuals that work conjointly to ensure those societal systems’ functions are executed smoothly. According to the department of Sociology of Cornell University: “Sociology is the study of...

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Sociology

Sociology which is known as the science of society, is one of the youngest as well as one of the oldest of the social sciences. It is one of the youngest sciences because only recently it came to be established as a distinct branch of knowledge with its own distinct set of concepts and its own methods of inquiry. Sociology is also one of the oldest of the sciences. Since the dawn of civilization, society has been as a subject for speculation and inquiry along with other phenomena which have agitated...

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