3/1/12SYG 2000: Lecture 101/1www2.fiu.edu/agirardc/2000lec14.ch5.htmSYG 2000: Lecture 14. Chapter 5: Groups within Societ\I. Difference between group, category, and aggregateA. aggregate: individuals who temp share same phys space/don¶t see belonging together1. examples: people waiting in checkout line/drivers parked at a red lightB. category: is a statistic/people who share similar characteristics/eg men >6ft tallC. group: interact with one another and think of themselves as belonging together1. prevent anomie: small groups give sense of meaning/purpose;buffer b/ ind & soca. anomie: Emile Durkheim saw as bewildering sense of not belonging create by socII. Primary groups: give intimate face-to-face interaction/give identity/feeling who we areA. fundamental: in forming social nature/ideals of individual/we internalize their viewsIII. Secondary groups: larger/> anonomous/formal/impersonal/interact on basis spec rolesA. hunting & gathering & horticultural societies: entire society forms a primary groupB. tend break down into primary groups:since freq fail satis deep need for intimate assoc
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ii. Primary Groups, iii. Secondary Groups, A. small group, Stanley Milgram exp