This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Agency- power of individuals (and group) to act to Advance their own goals Affect or influence others Create and modify the social and physical world Consequences of action Anticipated Unanticipated Vary in scale and impact Social Constructs Structured products of practice Habitus Structure an social institutions Internalized mental or cognitive frameworks people use to deal with the social world Functions below level of discursive consciousness Acquired from long-term occupation of a position within the social world Social and culture change Rules and resources the allow for similar social practices to exist across space and time Structures do not exist, social phenomena (practices) are structured Structure exists in the practice of individuals Constraints on Agency and Practice Symbolic capital Agency Dialectic resolution of contradictions Changes in the constraints on practice...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07