Ethnomethodology Assignment

Ethnomethodology Assignment - conversation, and their...

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Ethnomethodology Assignment Define Ethnomethodology. What is its purpose? How is it useful? 1. Find the spatial norm. Ride the elevator with other people. Instead of facing the doors, face the other individuals and look at them. You may smile or say hello. Take note of their mannerisms, their facial expressions, and their movements. Record your observations. Do this three times and record them each time. Then compare. What did you find? 2. Find the spatial norm. Eat lunch or study in the cafeteria. Sit immediately next to another party and eat or study. Take note of their mannerisms, their facial expressions, their change of conversations or tone/topic of
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Unformatted text preview: conversation, and their movements. Record your observations. Do this three times and record them each time. Then compare. What did you find? 3. Observe gender norm. Look for a male-female interaction in a public space (cafeteria, bookstores, restaurants, streets). For a few minutes, follow the couple or watch the couple. Record how they interact with each other. Record mannerism, expressions, touch, laughter, etc. Do this twice with male-female interaction, once with male-male interaction, and once with female-female interaction. Record observations and compare. What did you find? DUE ONE WEEK FROM TODAY...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Sargent during the Spring '08 term at MATC Madison.

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