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1 Week 05 Day 12 100208 For Today: 8:00–8:10 – Questions about Schwalbe Reproduction of Inequality 8:10–8:15–Sample Exam Questions Goals for the Day 8:15 – 8:35 – Feb 5 th groups comments 8:35–8:50 – Goldberg: Issue 1, Should Laws Against Drug Use Remain Restrictive Taking Sides Drugs Society 9 th ed For Wednesday: Perkins and Wechsler Perceived College Drinking Norms and Alcohol Abuse Film–Spin the Bottle Questions
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2 1.In ‘Teenage Wasteland.’ Gaines argues that drug use often begins as: A. a way to gain status among peers by defying authority Exam 1 Question Examples: defying authority. B. a choice but often ends up as an addiction. C. the result of peer pressure combined with strict parenting. D. a positive act of self preservation. 2.On the last day of class I used ‘Dubious Conceptions’ by Luker as an example: A. of a radical socialist interpretation of a social problem Exam 1 Question Examples: social problem. B. of reproductive healthcare issues in the United States. C. for evaluating and applying course themes. D. for social behavior shaping the way the economy functions. 3.The __________ perspective argues all drugs can threaten social order if they are abused, so society must regulate their use. A Socia Interactionis Exam 1 Question Examples: A. Social Interactionist B. Institutionalist C. Structural Functionalist D. Critical Theory
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3 Group Activity Reading Taking Sides Marijuana Laws Perspectives
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4 Perspective: Level of Analysis: Approach: Problem: Structural functional Macro Directs at ention to the societal consequences of using various drugs. Some drugs, including caf eine and alcohol, encourage social interaction and are viewed positively. Other drugs, including heroin and crack cocaine, are disruptive and are viewed negatively. Al drugs can threaten social order if they are abused, so society must regulate their use. Law enforcement is an important institution, but other institutions, families, religious organizations, and schools, should also help regulate behavior to minimize drug related problems. Symbolic interaction Micro Argues that various societies at ach dif erent meanings to drugs and their use. The use of drugs, like other behavior, is learned in various social t iLiil bth kil i i th Whether drug use is defined as a problem depends on any number of situational factors. A dangerous
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course SOCY SOCY - 203 taught by Professor Brianhawkins during the Spring '10 term at University of Colombo.

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