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L04-Construction - What is Reality I A B Social...

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Soc 302: Introduction to the Study of Society Professor Robert Crosnoe 11/4/10 What is Reality? I. Social Construction of Reality A. Definitions B. Examples II. Aspects of the Social Construction A. Default Categorization B. Language C. Social Identity D. Dramaturgy III. Behavioral Effects of the Social Construction A. Definition of the Situation B. Self-Fulfilling Prophecy September 8, 2010
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Soc 302: Introduction to the Study of Society Professor Robert Crosnoe 11/4/10 What is Reality? I. Social Construction of Reality A. Definition: The process through which facts, knowledge, truth are discovered, made known, reaffirmed, and altered by members of society. B. Examples - Breadwinner Family - Social Mobility in the US September 8, 2010
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Professor Robert Crosnoe 11/4/10 What is Reality? II. Aspects of the Social Construction A. Default Categorization 1. Definition: Assumptions based on our prior experiences and knowledge of circumstances that allow us to avoid spending the time necessary to consider every possibility. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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