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Relational Identity Among Friends and Family of Transgender Persons,” (in O’Brien, pp . 276-284.)Week 7: Locating the Influential “Others” – Technology and the Social StructureMonday, October 8Shenyang Zhao, “The Digital Self Through the Looking Glass of Telecopresent Others.” (in O’Brien, pp. 153-161). AT BCOURSES.Wednesday, October 10.Sherry Turkle. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. NY Basic Books, 2011, Chapter 7, “Communion,” pp. 127-147.Friday, October 12Danah Boyd, It’s Complicated: The Social Life of Networked Teens. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014 , Introduction, pp, 19-28; Chapter 1, “Identity: Why do Teens Seem So Strange On-Line,” pp. 29-53.Week 8: Macro Factors and Micro Processes in Learning an Identity -- Hikikomori in Japan and Becoming a Marijuana SmokerVideo Screening:Hikikomori, Francesco Jodice and Kal Karman, (2004)Monday, October 15Saito Tamaki, Hikikomori: Adolescence Without End (1998), trans. Jeffrey Angles. Minneapolis: University Minnesota Press, 2013. pp. vii – xix; pp. 30 – 53.Wednesday, October 17Michael Zielenziger. Shutting out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation. New York. Vintage. 2006, pp. 15-38; 93-120; 121-145.Friday, October 19Video Screening. Hikikomori: Dutch Feature DocumentarAlan Teo (2010). “A New Form of Social Withdrawal in Japan: A Review of Hikikomori.” International Journal of Social Psychiatry 56(2) pp. 178-185 Howard S. Becker. “Becoming a Marihuana User,” (in O’Brien, p.199-207, 140-149 ).Week 9: Learning a Different Self in Organizations and Total InstitutionsMonday, October 22
.Erving Goffman, “The Moral Career of a Mental Patient,” Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates. Chicago: Aldine, 1961, pp. 127-169.Wednesday, October 24Michel Foucault. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (1975). Trans. Alan Sheridan New York: Vintage, 1979, 170-194.Friday, October 26DEADLIINE CHANGE GRADING OPTIONSusanna Kayzen, Girl, Interrupted. New York: Vintage. 1993. pp. 5-55.Angie Epifano, “An Account of Sexual Assault at Amherst College,” The Amherst Student, October 17, 2012.Week 10: The Social Psychology of Workplaces and the MarketMonday, October 29Arlie Hochschild, “The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling,” (in O’Brien, pp. 320-324). Wednesday, October 31Kari Lerum, “ ‘Precarious Situations’ in a Strip Club: Exotic Dancers and the Problem of Reality Maintenance,” in O’Brien, pp. 388-396. (SIXTH ED ONLY) at BCOURSESMarie Jahoda, Paul Lazarsfeld, Hans Zeisel, Marienthal: The Sociography of an Unemployed Community(1933), Chicago: Aldine Atherton, 1971.“Responses to Deprivation” and “The Meaning of Time.”Pp.45-77.Friday, November 2.Louis Uchitelle, The Disposable American: Layoffs and their Consequences. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. pp. “The Consequences – Undoing Sanity,” pp. 179 - 204Week 11: Learning Emotions and Intimate Life in Society and Social StructureMonday, November 5Nancy Scheper-Hughes. Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil.Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993, pp. 340-399Wednesday, November 7Nancy Scheper-Hughes. Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil.Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993, pp. 340

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