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Unformatted text preview: 1 Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 1 lecture 15N: a. sociology’s central concept b. ketchup and review Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 2 Plan • Course Structure • Review • Final Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 3 Two Logics of Course 1. Durkheim’s “sociological realism” and social facts – Social Facts are • external (exist outside the individual) • constraining (coerce into or away from actions) • Subject to objective measurement (e.g. rates) – learn the “social facts” (Clinard text) but also critique them 2 Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 4 2 nd logic 2. Social constructionism – Focus on labels and power in rule-making • “The deviant is one to who that label has been successfully applied; deviance is behavior that people so label” (Howard Becker) • Study the claims and who makes them – Rule creators and rule enforcers as well as “deviants” (Adler & Adler text; Best) – Emphasis on deviant careers • So, learn both social facts and big ideas about them Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111...
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4111lec15N - 1 Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 1 lecture 15N...

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