Study - Life history Studies of the overall lives of individuals often based on both self-reporting and documents such as letters Looking glass

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Life history - Studies of the overall lives of individuals, often based on both self-reporting and documents such as letters. Looking glass self We imagine how we appear to others We imagine the judgment of that appearance We develop ourselves through that judgment This waxes and wanes throughout the life cycle (kids aren’t very self-conscious) Social networks – direct and indirect connections that link people together; very dense Benefits – “social capital”, open up resources Theoretical research - the abstract theories that explain why something should happen, but not exactly researching it thoroughly Micro-level- about a few people, small Probabilistic - the likelihood that something will happen. Social institution - Stable sets of roles, groups, and organizations that come together to create enduring patterns of social life Content analysis - analysis of printed documents (census, written information) Social psychology - How individuals are affected by those around them Group one:
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Study - Life history Studies of the overall lives of individuals often based on both self-reporting and documents such as letters Looking glass

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