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Chapter 13 / Exercise 13.235
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Such statistical data commonly aren’t available -Qualitative methods can provide data Observation: go to households/ hospitals, observe if boys and girls treated differently Interview: Interview people to get information. Asks adults, as well as boys and girls themselves. oComparative-Historical Methods Micro-level causes: C-H methods cannot provide much insight into individual-level processes
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Chapter 13 / Exercise 13.235
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Macro-level causes: Provides a structural analysis that offers insight into the more micro-level analyses -Focus on how patriarchy is institutionalizedPatriarchal culturesoExperimental Methods Give limited resources to families with both male and female children and see how the resources are used Possible ex: Give family one free medical treatment for their children, see if they bring boys or girls to get the medical treatment °Summary Four main methodological traditions in sociology o– All provide insight into research questionso–Each uses a distinct way of gathering and interpreting data o–Each has advantages and disadvantages So, starting now, we’ll begin to look into some of the major substantive areas in sociology oIntroduce you to key concepts oToday’s first one: Socialization SOCIALIATION Core of sociology. Recognizes that our social relations shape us in very influential ways Definition: “process through which people are taught to be proficient members of a society.” o–Often described as the process by which people learn culture(norms, values, perspectives, e.t.c) Socialization occurs through our interactions There are an enormous # of socializers Nurture and Nature Socialization is on the nurture side of the debate.Nurture: Sociology emphasizes how we are shaped by our social environment. o-Socialization makes us who we are.
Nature: Suggests that our genes make us who we are o–Standard view in bio Bio of Sociology That said about nuture, Humans are biological creatures Sociologists, when they do use bio, try and use it to suggest there are common biologies among humans that are going promote common characteristics among humans.oThey’d say this nature vs. nuture dichotomy is incorrect°°Social rules for social animals Humans are social animals Social animals require some way of coordinating actions to allow everyone to live together peacefully o–Wolves, Bees, Ants: complex set of social rules that are hardwired into their genes. Humans: we don’t seem to have hardwired rules o–We make up our own rules, learn own rules oSpecific rules aren’t instinctual for us, although developing rules in general is pre-wired Instinct Instinct: Action that is (a) relatively complex, (b) unlearned, (c) species-wide, (d) manifest when maturity is reached and triggered by stimulus. o–Example: Bees have extremely complex behavior such as waggle dance. Question: Can you think of any human instincts? Drive: Genes affect human action through urges for food, companionship, shelter, sex o–Drives push us to act toward some goal but do not influence how we get there o

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