Week_2_Notes - Notes Overview The sociological eye and activism Practice Week 2 Monday Outline I II Collect HW1 notes Soc eye\/activism discussion What

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Notes Week 2 Lectures 1 Week 2 Monday Overview The “sociological eye” and activism: Practice Outline I. Collect HW1 notes II. Soc eye/activism discussion Icebreaker Form groups of 3 or 4 Introduce yourselves with name, hometown, major Find 6 things you 3 have in common. Only 1 can be about this class (eg . “Started from the Forum now we’re here.”) What are the two types of sociology, according to Collins? A. Skepticism and empiricism B. The sociological eye and empiricism C. Activism and skepticism D. The sociological eye and social activism If you’re uncertain, feel free to ask a partner Sociologists have an advantage over other scholars because: A. no matter where they occur, social movements are important B. no matter what they study, they need no fancy lab equipment C. no matter where they are, there is something to study D. no matter where they are, the real world is “a sideshow”
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Notes Week 2 Lectures 2 The sociological eye: Definition The practice of observing social interactions and relations in every-day life “Practice” means “do!” Includes all material items (even magazines and bumper stickers) Evidence If sociology is the study of interactions and relations, the sociological eye is… A. actively observing interactions B. actively observing relations C. actively looking for material evidence of interactions and relations D. All of the above Discussion sheet Discuss your experiences with homework 1 and summarize them In conclusion… We formally defined the sociological eye We showed how the sociological eye works using… 1. real experiences 2. material stuff as “evidence” Week 2 Wednesday Overview Identify examples of the sociological eye and activism from homework 1 Horace Miner
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  • Spring '08
  • STURM,ROBERTARTH
  • Sociology, John Fulton, Sociological Eye, I. Horace Miner

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