Sociology Notes, 9-30

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Sociology Notes 9/28/10, 9.30.10 last class: Weber surplus- accumulation of resources - great buildup of capital A. Social Experience 1. Society proceeds along an ideological course- What makes us human? a. Mogli from the jungle book vs. Jeanie’s inhibited development in L.A. “feral” children, animalistic, no personal hygiene b. Animal “parents”- Victor of Aveyron running around naked in the wild with the animals on the outskirts of France. c. “Animal” parents- animal= non-human, Amalia and Kumala (autistic girls raised by wolves), problem was with humans raising them. d. all these examples stress the importance of socialization ; learn about symbols and values and socially accepted behaviors e. sociological biological development- being shaped by socialization 2. Dueling Dualism: Nature vs Nurture a. Biological construction i. Essential quality ii. A force which directs the world iii. The world itself b. Bodies are socially constructed c. Culture determines who we will become as humans d. Humans share same genetic makeup as fruit flies, worms and mice. i.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Kellyharris during the Spring '09 term at Saint Louis.

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