Socy-representation

Socy-representation - o A statement or account made to...

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Socy: Representation 19:36 Sociological Mindfulness Being aware of: different perspectives, being aware of the world o What we do o How we and others do it o Main Argument: Appearances around us are crafter to influence our thoughts, feelings  and behavior Main Concepts What is a concept? o A notion o Abstract idea, generalized from particular instances Main Concepts of the Text o Images o Representations/misrepresentations o Accounts o Social reality Images Sign or projection of self o Speech, behavior, clothing where one lives, education, name etc People use them to make inferences about us o Affects how people treat each other  People think money equals happiness Signifies intelligence because if you’ve earned the money, you must be  smart because educated and figured out how to earn it (book) Created by signifying performance; witness directly Representation Definition
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o An artistic likeness or image
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Unformatted text preview: o A statement or account made to influence opinion or action o A dramatic production or performance o Formal statement made against something or to effect change; protest • Conception/Definition o An image of a time, place, kind of people, thing, event o Not readily available to witness o Partial, indirect, simplified If talk about historic event, two representations from portraying it from two different sides (book) Social Reality • Reality o Quality or state of being actual or true o Actual fact Accounts • Definition o A statement explaining ones conduct Reasons, causes, motives Schwalbe on accounts pg 177 o Significant absences o Organized exclusion and invention o Challenging representations Should there be a tax on sugary beverages? • Sugary beverages o Soft drinks o Energy drinks o 19:36 19:36...
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