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Do we need to bring paper/Blue books??No he mentioned we don't need oneReminder: Green skinny scantron 882-E |Essayquestions will be on theexamdo we have an idea of what the essay questions will be?Yes. He mumbled something about the essay when people were packing up.Quote to quote: “Education...school funding - rich neighbor...the socialact...the implication”Intro to SociologyCommon sense (Norton) (read)MYTH OF COMMON SENSE:First few pages of the book.Common sense:is theessence of social intelligence, and is also deeplyembedded in our legal system, in political philosophy, and in professionaltraining.-Common Sense: Extremely helpful in solving everyday problem, but terrible at helpingto solve larger problem of society.Sociology: is the scientific study of human social life, groups, and societies.Theorists/theoriesAuguste Comte: founder of the word “sociology”Durkheim:social facts:Study social facts as things- can be analyzed as rigorously asobjects or events in natureorganic solidarity: social cohesion that results from the various parts ofsociety (political system, religion, the family, the educational system)functioning as an integrated wholesocial constraints:the conditioning influence on our behavior by the groupsand societies of which we are membersanomie:a situation in which social norms lose their hold over individualbehavior-the main dynamic of modern development: is the division of labor as a basisfor social cohesion and organic solidarity
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Marx:-materialist's conception of history: (capitalism) social change is promptedprimarily by economic influences-the main dynamic of modern development:is the expansion of capitalism.Rather than being cohesive, society is divided by class differences.-believed that:we must study the divisions within a society that are derivedfrom the economic inequalities of capitalism.-class conflict, economic factors, power relations-less hours, higher wagesWeber:-rationalization, studied why western societies develop-focused on:why western societies developed so differently from othersocieties-emphasized:the importance of cultural ideas and values on social changeHarriet Martineau:different. positive philosophy-when one studies a society they must focus on all aspects, including keypolitical, religious, and social institutions-analysis of a society must include an understanding of women’s lives-first to turn a sociological eye on marriage, children, domestic and religiouslife, and race relations-sociologist should do more than just observe; they should act in ways tobenefit a societyW.E.B. Du Bois:-first african american to earn adoctorate at Harvard“double consciousness”- the way you view yourself vs. the way other peopleview you (race).C. Wright Mills-famous sociologist-”you need to have sociological information”-Sociological Imagination:-having the courage to link your biography with history-important to link history (issues) and biography (troubles)• mainpoints?
-Social Institutions(Government, Religion, Education, Media.

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