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Sociological Theories and Methods SOC 100 Lecture Aug 31
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Review Structural Functionalism focuses on macrostructures , shared values , and stability . Conflict Theory focuses on macrostructures , patterns of inequality , and struggles for power . Symbolic Interactionism focuses on microstructures and understanding
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George Herbert Mead (1863- 1931) Cofounded symbolic interactionism , a distinctively American theoretical tradition An individual’s sense of self is formed in the course of interaction with other people.
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Herbert Blumer (1900-1986) Studied under George Herbert Mead and coined the term symbolic interactionism . Symbolic interactionist focus on the subjective side of social life.
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Erving Goffman (1922-1982) Analyzed the many ways in which people present themselves to others in everyday life Social interaction is like a carefully staged play. Scripted roles and individual creativity
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Social Constructionism A variant of symbolic interactionism
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SOC100Lecture%20Aug%2031 - Sociological Theories and...

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