6 out of 100 rapes are men who are victims Adversarial most likely innocent if

6 out of 100 rapes are men who are victims

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6 out of 100 rapes are men who are victims Adversarial: most likely innocent if there is any doubt Inquisitorial: most likely guilty, small crimes, “...THE SYSTEMATIC STUDY OF HUMAN SOCIETYSYSTEMATIC SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINE THAT FOCUSES ATTENTION ON PATTERNS OF BEHAVIOR HUMAN SOCIETY GROUP BEHAVIOR IS PRIMARY FOCUS; HOW GROUPS INFLUENCE INDIVIDUALS AND VICE VERSA AT THE “HEART OF SOCIOLOGY” THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE WHICH OFFERS A UNIQUE VIEW OF SOCIETY Helps us assess the “truth” behind common sense assumptions Absence makes the heart grow fonder Parenting is natural? The earth is flat? Assesses both the opportunities and limitations of our lives Empowers us to actively participate in the social world around us ADVANTAGES OF A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL MARGINALITYALLOWS US TO NOTICE DIVERSITY IN AMERICA SOCIOLOGY DRAWS ATTENTION TO SOCIAL CRISIS IMPORTANCE OF THESE ITEMS THEY ALLOW US TO SEE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN MICRO AND MACRO SOCIAL ELEMENTS SEE THE GENERALIN THE PARTICULAR GENERAL SOCIAL PATTERNSIN THE BEHAVIOR OF PARTICULAR INDIVIDUALS INDIVIDUALS ARE UNIQUE…BUT SOCIETY’S SOCIAL FORCES SHAPE US INTO “KINDS” OF PEOPLE CONSIDER THESE PEOPLE MORE LIKELY TO NOT ATTEND COLLEGE PEOPLE MORE LIKELY TO GO TO AND SUCCEED IN COLLEGE, AND ENJOY A FAVORABLE QUALITY OF LIFE SOCIOLOGY ASKS STUDENTS TO: GIVE UP FAMILIAR ASSUMPTIONS
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KNOW THAT SOCIETY INFLUENCES PEOPLE BY GUIDING THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS ANY DOUBTS??? TO WHAT REAL EXTENT DID YOUR OWN “FREE WILL” ENTER INTO YOUR DECISION TO ATTEND COLLEGE? WHAT ABOUT EXTERNAL SOCIAL FORCES? C. WRIGHT MILLS’ SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION SOCIETY IS OFTEN RESPONSIBLE FOR MANY OF OUR PROBLEMS WE NEED TO LEARN TO SEPARATE THINGS THAT HAVE TO DO WITH PERSONAL TROUBLES, OR BIOGRAPHY SOCIAL ISSUES, OR HISTORY EXAMPLES: WOMEN’S OPPORTUNITIES AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AND THESE DAYS LIFESTYLES OF THOSE WE LABEL DISABLED IN THE 1950’S AND NOW Social paradigms THEORY: A STATEMENT OF HOW AND WHY FACTS ARE RELATED PARADIGM: A SET OF FUNDAMENTAL ASSUMPTIONS THAT GUIDES THINKING Macrotheory – a theory aimed at understanding the “big picture” of institutions, whole societies, and the interactions among societies. Examples: class struggles, international relations, and interrelations between social institutions Microtheory – a theory aimed at understanding social life at the intimate level of individuals and their interactions. Examples: dating behavior, jury deliberations, student-faculty interactions DURKHEIM’S STUDY OF SUICIDE MORE LIKELYTO COMMIT MALE PROTESTANTS WHO WERE WEALTHY AND UNMARRIED HAD HIGHER SUICIDE RATES PROTESTANTISM AND INDIVDUALISM LESS LIKELYTO COMMIT MALE JEWS AND CATHOLICS WHO WERE POOR AND MARRIED BEING CATHOLIC AND GROUP-ORIENTATION ONE OF THE BASIC FINDINGS: WHY?
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