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Unformatted text preview: o Emphasis on storytelling/narratives o Describes the relationship between race and property rights • Post-modernism o Modern to Post-Modern Society Consensus to politics of difference National to global focus Manufacturing-based to service and information-based economy o Rejects grand narratives of historical progress Not a given that in the future we will be better off, but that things can get worse and do get worse o Believes boundaries between academic disciplines are artificial Sociologists vs. Psychologists arguing same things o Argues that shared meanings have eroded Based on idea of individualism o Emphasizes narratives, multiple, and sometimes conflicting identities o Gets a bad rap because it questions everything...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.
- Summer '06