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Page 1 of 3 Outline for “The Basics” and “Socialization and Culture” The Basics: Sociology- the study of what individuals and groups do, in relation to each other. Macro sociology- zoomed out Micro sociology- zoomed in Functionalist perspective – everything works together like a part of the body Conflict perspective –macro perspective- competition between groups to control resources such s wealth, power, and influence. Interest groups – persons who act in a coorperativ, coordinated fashion to achieve a common group. Interactionist perspective – easiest way to understand a group is to start from the ground and work up. Society- aggregate of persons who life within a specific territory and share at least the basic elements of a single general culture. Culture- stock knowledge that a resident of or traveler within the society must know and use in order Basic building blocks of culture – norms, values, language, beliefs, social statuses. Social institutions- networks of persons who coordinated independent actions
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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