Sept30 - SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology Previously...

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1 SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology Previously on “Introduction to Sociology”…. ± The Functionalist model of E. Durkheim: ² Society as an organism ² Sociocultural phenomena are analyzed according to their function for society as a whole ² Emphasis on social solidarity and shared values ² Mechanical solidarity based on sameness; organic solidarity based on complementary differences ± Critiques: ² Socially deterministic ² Conservative- has a blind spot for social conflict Four Classical Perspectives on Society: 4. SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM
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2 SOCIOLOGICAL EXEMPLARY GUIDING UNIT OF MODEL THEORIST IMAGE ANALYSIS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1) RATIONAL-CHOICE ADAM SMITH CLOCK INDIVIDUAL 2) CONFLICT THEORY KARL MARX FIGHT CLASS 3) FUNCTIONALISM E. DURKHEIM BODY SOCIETY 4) SYMBOLIC G. H. MEAD ‘CHAT’ THE DYAD INTERACTIONISM SOCIOLOGICAL EXEMPLARY GUIDING UNIT OF MODEL THEORIST IMAGE ANALYSIS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4) SYMBOLIC G.H. MEAD “CHAT” THE DYAD INTERACTIONISM Symbolic Interactionism ± Society consists of organized and patterned interactions among individuals ± Social research methods based on face-to-face interactions rather than on macro-level structural relationships ± Shift from stable norms and values towards more changeable, continually readjusting social processes ± Negotiation among individuals creates socially constructed relations ± This does not occur in a structural flux – we are “schooled” or socialized to act and respond to others within existing social meanings
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Clarke during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Sept30 - SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology Previously...

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