We aren't endorsed by this school

SOC 419 - SOCIOLOGY OF LAW - Purdue Study Resources
  • 3 Pages exam 1
    Exam 1

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    SOCIOLOGY 419: FIRST EXAM EXAMINATION STUDY LIST This study list catalogs some of the main terms and concepts that have been introduced in the course so far. Most questions on the First Exam will involve one or more of these concepts, either as part of th

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN8
    SOC 419 ASSIGN8

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    LawasanOutcomeofPolitics .politicalpressuresandmovements leadtolegalchanges LawasaToolofPolitics .usingthelawsinstrumentallyto makeyourgoalseasiertoachieve, defensivewhenalawisinplacelong enoughitishardtoreverseit.2. Offensive SymbolicResourcesPowerful sy

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN9
    SOC 419 ASSIGN9

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    obligatoryaction oppositeofrationalchoice:identity, context,role,performance Normativedecisionmaking moralsreflectdecisions,peopleshare similarbeliefsofrightandwrong Schwartz&Orleans Taxcompliancesentquestionnaries onpublicpolicytopeople;moralgroup yielde

  • 3 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN10
    SOC 419 ASSIGN10

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    powerdependencetheory 1.)Value>HowimportantiswhatB recievesfromA 2.)Alternatives>whereelsecanB findwhatBgetsfromAoraclose subsitute? 3.)PowerBalancing= Values/alternatives Deterrence(in2Dpower) inthepresenceofpersistentpower imbalances;overtconfrontationm

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN6
    SOC 419 ASSIGN6

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    4featuresofprofessions(uncertainty, expertise,ethics,controlofpractice) Selfexplanatory FunctionalistModelofProfessions .Functionalistseetheprofessionsasa positiveforceinsocialdevelopment. Assumestheprofessionscomeinto existencetomeetageneralhuman need. A

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN5
    SOC 419 ASSIGN5

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    RuleSkepticism Legalprinciplesaren'tcleanand determinate. Oftentherearemultiple,conflicting precedents,whichcomplicatesthings. Statutesarewrittentobeambiguous soitcanbeinterpretedmanydifferent ways. Andconstitutionsareaffectedbythe passageoftime.Itmustber

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN2
    SOC 419 ASSIGN2

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    puritybasedprestige whenlawyersonlytalktoother lawyers,theyhavehigherpurity.If theytalktootherprofessions,they havelowerpurity Transformationofdisputes shiftinhowthedisputantfeelswithout thelawyeroropposingparty's knowledge Naming;Blaming;andClaiming Name

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN3
    SOC 419 ASSIGN3

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    PluralistModelofLawandSocial Change Law>outcomeofbargainingamong manysocialgroups>neutral CriticalModelofLawandSocial Change >societyishierarchical;permanent elite.Divisionspersistentandpervasive betweenelitesandsubordinategroups. WorkersCompensation tort

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN4
    SOC 419 ASSIGN4

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    TransparentModelofLegalInstitutions .Instituitionsaretransparent,no transformationnotendogenous(not perceivedinternally) InstitutionalistModelofLegal Institutions Focusesonthetraditionalorganization ofgovernment.Describestheduties andarrangementsofbureaus

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN7
    SOC 419 ASSIGN7

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    ClientBasedPrestigevs.PurityBased Prestige Ascontactwithclientsincreases, prestigedecreases. Ascontactwithclientsdecreases, prestigeincreases. Thismakessensewhenyouthink aboutit.Themorecontactwithclients thataprofessionalhas,theless"elite" he/sheseems.the

  • 3 Pages soc 419
    Soc 419

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Road to Brown Video The African American lawyer, _, took photographs in the South in 1934 to document inequalities in schooling for African American and white children as part of the legal campaign to destroy Jim Crown, which culminated in the case Brown

  • 3 Pages pwer
    Pwer

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Sociology 419 RECOGNIZING POWER DISCUSSION QUESTIONS The following scenarios illustrate a number of relationships that might or might not be considered examples of "power." Think about these scenarios, and for each one, decide whether you think it is an e

  • 3 Pages death penalty
    Death Penalty

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    S ociology 419: So ciolo gy of La w D eath P enalty Film * This sheet is to assist you in watching the film. * * You do not need to turn in the completed sheet. * According to the film, of the 6,000 people sentenced to death, what proportion did not recei

  • 3 Pages exam2
    Exam2

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    SOCIOLOGY 419: SECOND EXAM STUDY LIST This study list catalogs some of the main terms and concepts that have been introduced in the course since the First Exam. Most questions on the Second Exam will involve one or more of these concepts, either as part o

  • 1 Page Extra%20Credit%20Opportunity
    Extra%20Credit%20Opportunity

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Sociology 419 1 Point Extra Credit Opportunity On March 30, 2010 we will have a panel of speakers discussing their legal professions. This is a great opportunity to learn from experts in the legal field. Directions: Reflect on the assigned readings in the

  • 3 Pages gay marriage
    Gay Marriage

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Discussion of Gay Marriage Marriage was considered a secular institution until _ when the Catholic church declared it a sacrament. The Industrial Revolution separated ones income from the family unit, so that now people could marry for affection, sex, and

  • 3 Pages immigration
    Immigration

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Special Topic: Immigration Define the theories of decision making we studied and describe how each perspective might argue for, and then against, immigration: Rational: make decisions by weighing costs and benefits Normative: value-based way to actively m

  • 2 Pages Iron%20Jawed%20Angels%20Video
    Iron%20Jawed%20Angels%20Video

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Video: Iron Jawed Angels 1. What are examples of rational-choice decision making? 2. What are examples of normative decision making? 3. What are examples of cognitive decision making? 4. What are examples of first-dimensional power struggles? 5. What are

  • 3 Pages jury
    Jury

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Discussion on Jury Nullification I. How would you feel about the verdict in Inside the Jury Room? A. Do you think Leroy technically broke the law? B. Would you have voted to convict him? II. What are some other cases of Jury Nullification? Why? III. If we

  • 3 Pages moyers
    Moyers

    School: Purdue

    Course: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW

    Bill Moyers: Trading Democracy When the North American Free Trade Agreement became the law of the land almost a decade ago, the debate we heard was about jobs," notes Bill Moyers. "One provision was too obscure to stir up controversy. It was called Chapt

  • 2 Pages SOC 419 ASSIGN1
    SOC 419 ASSIGN1

    School: Purdue

    Course: Sociology Of Law

    4featuresofprofession uncertainty,expertise,ethics,controlof practice FunctionalistModelofProfessions Functionalistseetheprofessionsasa positiveforceinsocialdevelopment. Assumestheprofessionscomeinto existencetomeetageneralhuman need Altruisticselfregulat

Back to course listings