Day 2 - Introduction to Sociology Lecture Day 2 ASSIGNMENT:...

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Introduction to Sociology – Lecture Day 2 ASSIGNMENT: READ D2L Contents Section Great American Football Ritual” Selection from Durkheim Check Your Understanding Can you define Sociology Social Location o What is it? o Why does it matter? Sociological Perspective/Sociological Imagination Marginality/marginalized groups How does Auguste Comte’s model of social change reflect enlightenment thinking? Emile Durkheim Established the significance of society as something larger than the sum of its parts sui generis o “but a new way of explaining man becomes possible as soon as we recognize that above the individual there is society and that society is a system of active forces not a normal being and not a creation of the mind” Explain the social order of society in terms of processes that promote integration and solidarity(part of the same group) Religion, ritual, structure or labor, solidarity Social Facts o Social fasts are outside restrictions which control the way people act, think, and feel. These constraints man be rigid or unfixed. May be a way of
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Day 2 - Introduction to Sociology Lecture Day 2 ASSIGNMENT:...

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