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soc_lec_19 - Lecture 19 Should we generalize about people?...

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Lecture 19 Should we generalize about people? Is sociology important? Attention to study guide: - Thomas ___: sociology has to accept beliefs in the world that is incorrect; bring into reality that isn’t true - Biological functions and Durkheim: structure; vital functions for body ; functionalist approach; social organizations like a body - Cultural and social structure: rules and positions (privileges); enduring relationships; how people are born into the class they’re in - Moral alchemy: when things are considered virtuous in one group and aren’t in another - B5: the role religion plays in politics - Marxism and impact on history: 1) Marxism provided an explanation for the poverty people found themselves in and founded a scientific explanation 2) provided legitimation for social movement and for rebellion against order as it exists - Ontology: resistance; human beings seek security in their existence; this idea helps explain why we tend towards habits and behaviors - C1: Becker and Foucault’s role important in creating a normative order
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