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Integrating Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Mead: Marx Durkheim Weber Mead Social Order? Façade of order but conflict is reality. Consensus Conflict and consensus Emergent and consensus Origins of order or conflict Workplace Interdependenc e Ideology Interpersona l interaction Role of Ideology Creates false consciousne s, Maintains a certain order N/A Basis for social order N/A Social/Psychological effect emphasized Alienation Anomie Anxiety N/A
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Goffman: Asylums Rooted in symbolic interaction Rituals of everyday life create social order (e.g., superior/subordinate) Asylums examines the social creation of the stigmatized self within the context of a total institution
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Everyday Social Interactions Create And Maintain Social Order
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Unformatted text preview: Everyday interactions are rituals (e.g., ritual of greeting, ritual of superior-subordinate interaction) • We conspire to create social order in order to preserve our sense of self What Happens When You Do Not Cooperate In The Everyday Rituals ? • People react to you as odd. • You try to repair the perception. • If it persists, you may be defined as “mentally ill”. Your sense of self is “soiled” or stigmatized. • You may find yourself in an asylum, which is a total institution. Total Institutions • Characterized by: enclosure rationalization bureaucratic structure • Strip away the old self and reconstruct a new self via social interaction...
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