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class 19-- 3.14 - Goffman's idea of "The Wise" o "Courtesy...

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Goffman’s idea of “The Wise” o “Courtesy Stigma” Stigmatized because of some characteristic they have because of their close association with a stigmatized individual or group Family members of a criminal, mental patient, HIV patient, Alzheimer’s patient, etc. People that hang with a group of a different race or ethnicity. Master Status o A component of someone’s identity that people think is so important that it influences their interactions with other people. o 3 most important ideas of Master Status: social class, race or ethnicity, and sex and gender Social Class Under Feudalism, everybody had a fixed place in society—nobility (land owners), clergy, and servants (agricultural peasants). In an industrial society, what are we talking about when we use the terms “upper, middle, working, and lower class”? o Karl Marx One of the founding fathers of sociology. We associate him with ideas of communism,
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 3601 taught by Professor O'neil during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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class 19-- 3.14 - Goffman's idea of "The Wise" o "Courtesy...

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