WCT Soci1 Wk 1 - Social Cultural Structures

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Cultural Structures Create our collective and  individual lives 09/15/11 Blair-Loy UCSD Soci1 Falll_2010
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Summary Social structures   (durable patterns of  relationships, e.g., institutions and social  networks)   (patterns of  broadly shared, taken-for-granted ideas and  values that interpret social structures)  SHAPE Life chances   (Objective probability that  members of your group has to improve their  quality of life (e.g., get education, earn certain  income, survive) 09/15/11 Blair-Loy UCSD Soci1 Falll_2010
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SOCIAL STRUCTURES = recurring  patterns of behavior Societal economic systems (mode of  production, e.g., capitalism  Institutions  E.g., University, workplace, religious  organization Social networks  E.g., Friends, Sorority sisters 09/15/11 Blair-Loy UCSD Soci1 Falll_2010
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recurring, patterned symbols, ideas  and values.   Shared by many in a society  Partly internalized.   More-or-less coherent logic. 09/15/11
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