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04.01.10 Adolescents’ Lives: Popularity and status -How is status achieved in peer cultures? Links to inequality? Broader social structure? Why study popularity and status in sociology? -Can study things that seem trivial and learn deeper meaning from them -How status impacts people behavior in groups -How status impacts child development How is status achieved? Clothes, cars determines association, way they walk, $$$, family status, appearance, sports, material goods, putting down others, race, prior friends, toughness, talking back, exclusivity, for boys the older the less academics associated with popularity Broader social structure? Closed setting Limited chance for prestige Inequality? Race, religion, class Young people don’t have much power, so this is one chance and tools to get power leads to inequality 04.06.10 Adolescents’ Lives: Class & Consumption -common assumptions and fears about teen consumption -what do markets know about teens? How do they know it? (VIDEO: The
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course SOCI 305 taught by Professor Sternheimer during the Spring '10 term at USC.

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