Sociology 1 Lecture6

Sociology 1 Lecture6 - People overestimate their individual agency o Altruism—having concern for the welfare of others o Agency—By having

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Sociology 1 Lecture 6 24/01/2008 15:24:00 Stanford Prison Experiment Definition of Structure from a conflict theory perspective o Structures exist to keep people in a certain role, and influences their  behavior i.e. Government—functioning as something to give conformity to  social norms in exchange for protection of the states o Fundamental attribution error
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Unformatted text preview: People overestimate their individual agency o Altruism—having concern for the welfare of others o Agency—By having knowledge about different schemas rules/cultures) and access to some resources people are empowered to act to change or control structure • 24/01/2008 15:24:00 ← 24/01/2008 15:24:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mechlinski during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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Sociology 1 Lecture6 - People overestimate their individual agency o Altruism—having concern for the welfare of others o Agency—By having

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