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Day 5 notes - Day 5 notes sociology Chicago School Chicago...

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Day 5 notes, sociology; Chicago School Chicago School emerges during late 19 th /early 20 th centuries US Sociology moves towards reformist stance on inequality Applied, empirical research Chicago Perfect place to study rapid social change In 1860 population = 10,000/ in 1910 population = 2,000,000 Large scale immigration and the Great Migration Theorists were interested in social ecology (the relationship between an individual’s behavior/character and their social and physical environments) Jane Addams (1860-1935) Won the first Nobel Peace Prize (1931) given to an American sociologist Founded Hull House for the poor in Chicago (1889) Influenced the “Chicago School” of applied sociology Pioneered the study of social problems and community studies Prolific author, teacher, activist Seen as a social worker, not a sociologist W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963) First Afro-American PhD graduate of Harvard University Racism and colonialism = foundations of modernity (expansion of the modern world, exploiting resources of other nations) “Double Consciousness” The Philadelphia Negro (1899) The Talented Tenth (1903) “advance the race”, primary views for racial uplift First to go against culture and views about blacks
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Mermis-cava during the Summer '08 term at UC Davis.

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