Unformatted text preview: -or explicit (written rules/laws)-2 kinds of norms: (William Sumner gave us the concepts of folkways and mores) a) folkways-norms expected to follow but violation is not considered immoral/llegal b)mores-norms whose violation is considered a moral/legal transgression (think more punishment) 3. Beliefs =views of reality that bind together (ex. Capitalism(buying a pack of gum is using your belief that it is worth a dollar), Judaism, som, Christianity) 4. Values- ideas about what is worthwhile, abstract standards that define ideal principles-tell us what is good/bad, attractive/unattractive, fair, unfair, etc....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, William Sumner, communication -Complex communication, function=communication -latent groups