Classical Theory Notes 4-22-08

Classical Theory Notes 4-22-08 - Social reality is...

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4/22/08 Herbert Spencer o Societal evolution o Social types o Social institutions Karl Marx o Modes of production o Societal evolution o The business cycle o The logic of capitalism o Class relations o Identity (as a tool) Emile Durkheim o Civil morality o Mechanisms of solidarity o Suicide rates (social facts) o Division of labor Max Weber o Motivations for action o Authority types o Class, status, party o Bureaucracy o Capitalism/Religion C.P. Gilman o Gynoecocentrism
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o Sexuo-economic arrangement o Morbid excess in sex distinction Georg Simmel o Forms of interaction o Types of interaction o Tragedy of culture W.E.B DuBois o Criticized for not presenting full theory of race relations, recognized for his concepts o The color line o The veil o Double consciousness o Race <-> class o Race and capitalist expansion G.H. Mead o Symbols, language, communication o Integrating: symbolic communication and human communities – reflexive self and society Reflexivity: be simultaneously subject and object Look outside ourselves to see what others think
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Unformatted text preview: Social reality is negotiated o The self via role taking / I, me, generalized other I is spontaneous, unique Me is socially controlled Generalized other : society • Norms are internalized o The social act Impulse • Comes from the “I” Perception • Recognition of various others: think about consequences • Society becomes relevant Manipulation • Think about alternatives Consumption • Final action o Social interaction – the triadic relationship Initial question Adjustive response Response to response o Meanings emerge through interaction – nothing has inherent meaning o Differential association: views differ depending on who you associate with o Secondary deviance: labeling • Trends o More recent, individualism becomes central o Earlier – society is made for us. o Later – we make society (Mead) o Ecological issues o Boundary issues o...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course SOCY 3001 taught by Professor Hoekstra,a during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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