Lecture 23 - SOCIOLOGY 3AC Professor Brian Powers 10/17/07...

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SOCIOLOGY 3AC Professor Brian Powers 10/17/07 Lecture 23 Sharing or distribution of lecture notes, or sharing of your subscription, is ILLEGAL and will be prosecuted. Our non-profit, student-run program depends on your individual subscription for its continued existence. These notes are copyrighted by the University of California and are for your personal use only. Sharing or copying these notes is illegal and could end note taking for this course ANNOUNCEMENTS We have our guest speaker. Just a couple of quick words on the business end: Daniel, our head reader, has been doing a lot of all-nighters recently because he just had a baby on the 9 th of October. Sarah is covering some of his responsibilities and so am I. I am going to carry on some of the office hours so I will be offering some Friday office hours. If you cannot get to Daniel, you can come to me. He may make an appearance next week to go over some material on the family and gender readings from the study guides. We are also trying to spend some of Daniel’s office hours going over this document (Paper 2) as well as the worksheet for tables three and four. The census could be a little tricky to work though. It is actually more intimidating to look at. You get the knack of filling the forms quickly though. So that is the main thing. The readers are targeting to return your papers next Monday. I hear a gasp. Is that a long time to wait? What should the time frame be? You want constructive comments do you not? Corliss is from the heart of the university which is the library. I say that with great purposefulness because in the temple of knowledge a lot of it is in the library and you need to learn how to access it. Corliss is skilled in telling us where to go when we need information. So I am going to step aside. LECTURE Guest Lecturer: Corliss Lee One way you can look at patterns is to gather statistics. We are going to introduce you to the Census Bureau, which is the major statistics gatherer for the United States. We are going to be posting detailed instructions and they have been test driven by several generations of this class. If you have any questions, you can email me. The first question is how many people are there in
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