10.4.06 - of social definition Sapir/Whorf Hypothesis-Usual...

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10/4/06 Language - Mode of expression - Main mechanism through which history is transmitted - Can be a power tool Default Assumptions - Taken for granted - Values are institutionalized into language or routines - Generally useful and efficient ways of communicating - Can also obscure and lead to thinking that regards as natural that which is a matter
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Unformatted text preview: of social definition Sapir/Whorf Hypothesis-Usual view…-Linguistic systems can themselves shape ideas-Categories/words shape what we see Exam Review Monday 10/9 Bring Pencil 30 Multiple Choice 30% of grade...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Lang during the Fall '06 term at Rutgers.

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