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Unformatted text preview: Sociology Notes February 14, 2008 ASSIGN MENT DUE T H URSDAY Pg. 53 – 60 Questions on pg 61 & 62 Groups and Organizations • Types of groups o Dyads Two people Very informal o Triads Three people “third wheel” Not the center of interaction o Primary Face to face interaction Relationships are long lasting Expressive needs Examples • Church groups • Family • Friends o Secondary Larger than primary groups Less intimate Less long lasting Instrumental needs Examples • Work group o Reference Groups we use to evaluate our own values, attitudes, and behaviors Relative deprivation • Dissatisfaction between what one has and what one believe they should have o Social networks FACEBOOK MYSPACE o The influence of groups Individuals “go with the flow” • Asch conformity test o Brought in a confederate and some naïve people o “staged” Stanley Milgram • Obedient study The influence of authority Can lead to groupthink •...
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Interpersonal relationship, Church groups Family, Inst rumental needs, Large secondary groups, Asch conformity test