sociology 3:5 - • Enact as law Dilemmas of...

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Institutionalization The process by which something spontaneous is transformed into routine Where structure comes from Spontaneity Interaction Cultural movements Social movements Economic innovation Adaptation to social change o Remarriage as an example Festivus How Instutionalize Repetition and Elaboration Made explicit (codify) Create an organization
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Unformatted text preview: • Enact as law Dilemmas of Institutionalization • Mixed motivation • Coercion vs. conversion Structure and Spontaneity • Structure: any more or less enduring set of arrangements • Spontaneity: human ability to change arrangements • Social life as movement back and forth between structure and spontaneity...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SOCIO 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).

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