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Unformatted text preview: support this. • Social Marginality: Being excluded from social activity as an “outsider.” • W.E.B. Du Bois: Like being gifted with second sight, always looking at oneself through the eyes of others. • Disadvantaged people pay more attention to situations to gain the advantage they don’t have. • C. Wright Mills wrote a short book called “The Sociological Immagination” • Social Psychology studies human relationships, the effect of individuals on groups or the effects of groups on individuals. • Attribution: fixing cause or blame • Fundamental Attribution Error: Assuming others’ behavior is caused by their character rather than by social factors...
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- Fall '07
- Sociology, social psychology studies, blame Fundamental Attribution