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Week_1___DSoc_1101 - DSoc 1101 Sections 207 & 208 Rachel...

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DSoc 1101 Rachel Reichenbach
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Informal Marketplaces
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Retailers
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Tips for being successful in Section Try to apply core concepts to readings for the week Taking notes on the readings will help you come more prepared to discussion sections and will save you time in studying for prelims. Section is a time to explore new ideas and to talk about them. Don’t be afraid to try new viewpoints.
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Three Sociological Perspectives: Symbolic Interactionism Micro theory of society – how people interact socially Human beings act in relation to the meanings they assign to objects – we must interpret things we see in terms of categories of understanding we develop. These categories are socially constructed by individuals, groups and communities – objects do not have intrinsic meaning. Different groups often assign different meanings to the same objects and meanings can change over time.
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different meanings to the same objects Art? Political Statement?
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2008 for the course DSOC 1101 taught by Professor Hirshel during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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