10 SOCI 1001

10 SOCI 1001 - 9/20/10 Soci 1001 Not all things are...

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9/20/10 Soci 1001 Not all things are groups…they are: SOCIAL AGGREGATE - a simple collection of individuals who happen to share some common characteristic but have no bases for interpersonal ties or interactions o Ex. Gender Social Group 1. Regular basis for interaction a. Ex. Going to class b. Ex.Being governed by the same calendar by UCONN 2. Interaction is not haphazard a. System of norms and roles b. Hierarchy of power and prestige i. Ex. Fraternity 3. Agreement among members about norms, goals, values 4. Shared identity Primary Groups – ex. Family, Name 1. Continuous face-to-face-interaction a. Weekly basis 2. Strong personal identity for group members a. Family name 3. Strong ties of emotion a. Fight with them a lot 4. Involvement of multifaceted relationships a. ? 5. Enduring a. Long lasting 6. Fill emotional needs for members a. Comfort, money Secondary Groups 1. Limited face-to-face interaction a. Starts in august and ends after final exam 2. Weak personal identity with group for members
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