SS 101 9-22-10

SS 101 9-22-10 - SS 101 Lect 9/22/10 I. The nature of...

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SS 101 Lect 9/22/10 I. The nature of social groups: “primary” and “secondary” Primary: Informal and social relations. i. Permit and encourage affection and emotion. ii. Allowed circles of intimate relations. iii. Allowed to laugh and cry. iv. Reveal ourselves on the personal level. v. Some find oppressive because there is not a lot of freedom. Secondary: Not personal i. Always hired outside killers to avoid knowing the person being killed. Kingsly Davis: “Anna” and “Isabell” (1946) i. Two isolates, children locked away with no social contact. ii. When they were discovered, they couldn’t function normally. iii. Underwent a great deal of help. “Brain Washing” i. Isolate them from peers. ii. Stripping the person of any sense of value. iii. Systematically destroy the person’s primary group. iv. Then able to have them join a new group. v.
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course CGS 101 taught by Professor Baublitz during the Fall '08 term at BU.

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SS 101 9-22-10 - SS 101 Lect 9/22/10 I. The nature of...

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