Sociology 101 Notes April 28

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Sociology 101 April 28, 2010 Insider Information about the Final Exam: Study guide will be posted on blackboard tonight. o She will have regular office hours this Friday, next week, and the week after. o Purpose of Class: introduce to discipline of sociology and some of the most important topics sociologists study. Also, introduce to three broad perspectives to think about the world sociologically. Her goal was to get us to think about social change. Before, sociologists were concerned about social order- things staying the same. Now, her interest is how and when things change in society. Big theme for the second half of the class was inequality. DIFFERENCE between equality vs. inequality and fairness vs. unfairness. Inequality is thought of as being fair by most people. Focus on changes and perspectives of inequality. Most common justification is saying that it is natural to shut down conversation. What seems to be natural now is just what we have gotten used to. New
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