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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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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Clarke during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08