Exam1 - Lists - i. Individual change 1. therapy 2....

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A. Casual Explanations a. Religion/ Myths b. Genetics c. Biological d. Psychological e. Sociological B. Social/ Cultural Explanations a. Social structures i. Macro-level ii. Micro-level C. Social Structures in Action a. Line at the ATM b. This classroom c. Intersection at Alafaya and Colonial d. Prison e. Lord of the Flies D. Origins a. Emerged to explain the socioeconomic transition from pre-industrial to industrialization i. Technological advances ii. Urbanization E. Classical Theorists a. Karl Marx b. Herbert Spencer c. Max Weber d. Emile Durkheim F. Debates within Society a. Society vs. Individual (classical) b. Social Structure vs. Agency (abstract) c. System-blame vs. Person-blame (attitudes and policy) d. Emergent properties vs. Reductionism G. Relationships between Variables a. Covary b. Correlated c. Causality H. Key Independent Variables in Society a. Occupation b. Income/ Wealth c. Education d. Race e. Gender i. 1, 2, and 3 = socioeconomic status
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I. Personal Troubles a. Examples i. Motivation level ii. Mood iii. Personality iv. Ability b. Solutions
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Unformatted text preview: i. Individual change 1. therapy 2. self-help books J. Public Issues a. Examples i. Loss of manufacturing jobs ii. Reduced spending on welfare b. Solutions i. Change the structure of opportunities K. Structure of Opportunities a. Examples i. WWII and female employment ii. Post-WWII GI bill (education for soldiers) iii. De-industrialization iv. IT outsourcing 1. 1 and 2 positive, 3 and 4 negative L. Data collection Methods a. Survey research b. Interviews c. Observation d. Experiment M. Methods of Survey Research a. Telephone (most common) b. Mail c. E-mail d. WWW N. Observation Methods Useful for a. Examining social processes b. Studying behavior as it occurs c. Learning things that cant be quantified d. Acquiring the viewpoint of those under observation O. Scientific Method a. Defining the topic b. Literature Review c. Identifying core concepts d. Choosing a research design e. Analyzing the data f. Drawing conclusions...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course SYG 2000H taught by Professor Brentmarshall during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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