Study for soc

Study for soc - Social Prospective- Individuals are not...

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Social Prospective- Individuals are not entirely passive and socially determined. We have Agency. We regularly adapt to, negotiate with, and change the social structures in which we operate. Why common sense fails- Inaccurate observation, Over generalization, selective observation, made-up information, illogical reasoning, and ego involvement in understanding Research and Collecting Data- objectivity is personal neutrality in conducting research. So sociologists agree that no one should distort data to make the fir preconceived notions. Culture o Non material Culture- A group’s ways of thinking and doing o Material Culture- The material objects that distinguish a group of people o The paradox of culture- Culture is not freedom, but rather a constraint o Ideologies- Shared beliefs about the world o Values- the standards by which people decide what is desirable or undesirable o Norms- the expectations, or rules of behavior, that develop out of values o Sanctions- expressions of approval or disapproval given to people for
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