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Chap 4 (Macro) - Chapter 4 Macrosociology Studying Larger...

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Chapter 4 Macrosociology: Studying Larger Groups and Societies
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Example of Macro issues Recall suicide discussion– social structure (group characteristics) help explain variation in suicide rates Darley and Latane study on bystander apathy In groups of 2, 100% went for help In groups of 6, 60% went for help Individual level of analysis but illustrates social structural effects Hirschi and Stark, “Hellfire and Delinquency”
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Religious commitment and Juvenile Delinquency So commonsensical, why bother? Theory WOULD predict a relationship E.g., Durkheim… moral and social integration Psych theory also relevant
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Church Attendance Frequent Infrequent Delinquent 22% 38% Not Del 78% 62%
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Church Attendance Frequent Infrequent Boys Del 50% 50% Not Del 50% 50% 100% 100% Girls Del 10% 10% Not Del 90% 90% 100% 100%
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Research on Effects of religious commitment mixed Some studies find little or no relationship (unchurched areas) Some do find predicted relationship (churched areas) Perrin study on honesty fits into this literature Perrin found that religious commitment does predict honesty (in a religious setting – Pepperdine)
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Contextual Effect?
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