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Unformatted text preview: analysis of structure. Lecture Preparation 3 Sociological Perspectives, sociology defined, 3 general paradigms (including limits and criticisms), manifest functions, latent functions, Theory and Research: theory formulation, methods of research (surveys vs. experiments etc.) Socialization defined, three perspectives on socialization, agents of socialization (big ones: family, peers, school), processes of socialization (instrumental conditioning, observational learning), outcomes of socialization Structures: Roles, statuses, gemeinschaft/gesellschaft, role conflict, expectations, performance, strain, institutions, types of solidarity etc. Culture: Definition, nonmaterial/ material culture, functions of culture, components of culture: symbols, language, values, norms, material culture/ technology; subculture, countercultures...
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- Spring '08