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Week 2, Analysis Sheet 1- thinking sociologically

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Name_____________________________ Analysis Sheet #1 - Week 2, September 8: Thinking Sociologically After completing this week’s readings, please thoroughly and thoughtfully answer these questions in about two singled spaced pages, including the questions (around 3-6 sentences per question, though this will vary slightly by question). Write in complete sentences and watch your grammar. Each analysis sheet is worth 5 points of your final grade. 1. After reading the Berger piece, discuss a couple of issues/phenomena of which you would like to gain a better sociological understanding. What can the experience of “culture shock” tell us about social life and reality? 2. What is the distinction between personal troubles and public issues (Mills)? What are the implications of treating something like a personal trouble versus a public issue? Give an example of one issue (one that isn’t in the reading, it might be from your life), explaining
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Unformatted text preview: how it can bee seen as a personal trouble and how it can be seen as a public issue. How may the historical period affect whether we see it as a personal versus public issue? 3. According to Charon, why is generalization both useful and harmful? What is the argued difference between generalizing and stereotyping? Give examples of some stereotypes you have encountered, experienced, or made in daily life and describe generalizations that would be more accurate than those stereotypes. 4. Which of the types of fallacies discussed by Lauer and Lauer do you think are the biggest problems in our society? Explain why you chose each fallacy, giving a concrete example for each. Keep these fallacies in mind as we move through the course. 5. Are you taking some kind of writing or English comp course this semester? If yes, which course?...
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