sociology exam 1 cheat sheet KAMO - LLWS/DANNY ALMONTE...

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LLWS/DANNY ALMONTE STORY: 14 yearold played for the Bronx, suspicion thathe was too old to play in the LLWS.Family of opposing team hired lawyer,sports admin flew to D.R. to find birthcertificates. Finally found them and hewas banned/coach fired. He & his fatherwere here illegaly, he was never enrolledat school. Nearly 25% of children overage 5 lack proper birth certif from theDR.ALTON STERLINGSHOOTING/FOLLOWINGPROTESTS/SHOOTINGS:Black manarrested in BR for marijuana and sellingCD’s. White police put him on theground and shot him. This caused racialtension between minority and dominantgroups. Next day in dallas after peacefuldemonstration black sniper killed policeofficers. Positive stories don’t makenatnl coverage. Eye catching termsneeded E.g. N.O goes underwater butno one heard about denim springsbecause there was no looting and it’s asmaller town. Trigger events causepeople to realize we have problems.SOLIOLOGICALPERSPECTIVE/SOCIOLOGICALIMAGINATION: S.P. is the way werecognize patterns in social events andview personal experiences in the light ofthese patterns. (like Dominicanscheating/lying about age to succeed bcof poverty; dr kamo smelled somethingwrong from the start) S.I. is vividawareness of the relationship betweenexperience and the wider society as awhole (these 2 def. go hand in hand.)CRITICAL THINKING: When you doubtsomething. Not everything seen onnews is true. Useful so you aren’t stuckbelieving foolishness. (NPR girl cryingabout black guys).SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ONKATRINA/EARTHQUAKE: Katrina didn’teffect everyone equally. Affectedelderly/poor more. Woman adjustedbetter afterwards. After the hurricaneN.O. has more Hispanics thanwhite/blacks. Changed whole racial statsof the city. Social order disrupted (whyflood wasn’t covered nationally. Pplwanna see looting. People sighted godafterwards in America but not in Japanafter earthquake.SOCIOLOGY DEFINED: Scientific study ofsocial relationships, social institutions,and society. Based on data “sci. study”Social institutions are special part ofyour life (religion, education,economy…)MACRO/MICRO SOCIOLOGY SOCIALINSTITUTIONS VS INTERACTIONS: Micro-person to person or small groups(interaction) (wink, purchase of goods,convos.) Macro – study of socialinstitutions (major parts of your life –politics, religionSOCIOLOGY AND COMMON SENSE(MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE, CAPTIALPUNISHMENT AND MURDER RATES,RACE AND SUICIDE, ETC.) Somethingsnot known well some things commonsense (divorce rate decreasing, murdergoing down, 1992 highest. White menmost suicidal, cptl. Punishment didn’tchange homicide rates.SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES:economics (money, “market” exchange)Anthropolgy (family, comparative,functionalism-reason something exists,exchange) Trends in society likecustoms. Rite of passage-becoming anadult. Political science (social order,conflict-old/yound, rich/poor)Psychology (social psychology, symbolicinteractionism) Interactions based onsymbols (hair style/mac windows) Social

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Term
Fall
Professor
Oneal
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Sociology, Lsu, Kamo, basic social need, culture Material culture, beauty social status

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