Why did Yoder write Rosanna? What was the historical context of the book?
Joseph Yoder is a former Amish. He was displeased with how the Amish were portrayed
in media and even in some academic references
October 18, 2016
Take Home Learning Commentary Due Tuesday Oct 18
Part A: During your time in this class, what is a lesson you have learned about your
writing skills with regards to one of the following higher order conce
Week 3, Day 6 Thursday September 8: Leadership
Riddle p. 120-141 (111-120 recommended)
Explain the process of Amish leadership selection and training. Discuss at least three
strengths and three weaknesses o
Mark Sagoff and Paul Ehrlich both argue that technology has a place in
solving problems related to consumption of natural resources, although these ideas
take on very different opinions on the topic.
Mark Sagoff argues that consumption will NOT lead to de
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feature article linda lobao and katherine meyer
photo series douglas harper
farm power without farmers
Photo by Douglas Harper
As Americas small farmers dwindle to a precious few, they remain national icons with broad public support and impressive
Study guide complete and bring to class this Wednesday 9/21
No class Friday
Brief review Exam 1 Monday 9/26
GEMEINSCHAFT & GESSELSCHAFT
Culture transmitted through rural churches- Chad Christensen
Kim is a sociologist at MU who studies organizat
Mondays exercise- feedback?
Study guide is posted
Exam 1 approaching on Monday 9/26
What is culture?
Result of interactions
Values, beliefs, attitudes and norms
Frames and symbolic boundaries
Repertoires and ri
No quiz this week
- WORK ON STUDY GUIDE! Complete by hand
Brief review of culture
Continue culture transmission, culture shock, subcultures
_are minor social norms. When
violated, they are met with minor
_ are serious so
Experiential learning assignment questions?
Todays lecture: Socialization continued
Primary & Secondary socialization
Why collective memory matters
Meads theory of socialization
Internalization: the process by which people take in the values
Study guide posted this afternoon- look for announcement
Continuing social interaction
We are all actors on a stage
Dramaturgy: social interaction is viewed as if it is a theater,
people are actors who perform roles.
Experiential learning assignment
Todays lecture: Socialization
What is it?
Why is it important
Different theories on socialization
Socialization: the ongoing pr
Study guide completion for review on FRIDAY
Exam 2 is on Monday
Social Inequalities with a focus on RACE
A system of classification.
Not based in biological difference
Questions about the EL assignment?
Chapter 6- Formal Organizations
Primary & Secondary Groups
Types of orgs.
Formal Organizations: coordinating mechanisms created to
achieve a planned outcome.
Brings together Peo
Quiz posted on Blackboard today- due Tuesday @ 11:59 p.m
Todays discussion- Agriculture in America
Choice Cuts: Meat in America
Farm power without Farmers- Lobao & Meyer
Brief demographic overview of farming in America
Experiential Learning due today-turn in after class
Sociology of Food
Why study food?
Why do we make certain choices?
What images come to your
hear the word
Essential to life
Disease and death
Review A Place at the Table- Day 2 viewing guide
Experiential Learning 2 exercise- any questions?
Quiz 6- due Tomorrow at 11:59pm
Food Insecurity & Formal Organizations
Having continuous access to safe and nutritious
food for a healthy and
Study guide posted
Exam 2 review on Friday
Exam 2 Monday 10.24.16
Brief review today
Chapter 8 - Social Stratification
What is it?
Caste & Class stratification systems
Max is a 21 year old male, a college senior, the president of his
Turn in Experiential Learning if you didnt on Monday
Quiz posted on Friday
Global Food Chain
What is that?
The 8 Fs of consumer requirements
IN CLASS EXERCISE- A SPECIAL MEAL
Convenience is the main product of the modern industrial
NO QUIZ THIS WEEKEND!
Study guide posted- Review a week from today
Exam 2 Monday 10.24.16
Today-A mashup of Social Interaction & Inequalities
Class- what is it?
People Like Us
Class: a persons overall economic and social status in a system o
This Monday: Experiential Learning Assignment 2 due!
Turn in hard copies in class
Readings for food section are uploaded to BB in
week 12s (food) folder
Quiz opens this afternoon and closes on Tuesday at 11:59
Experiential Learning assignment DUE TODAY-
Quiz 5- due tomorrow at 11:59
Extra credit opportunity today
Chapter 5- Social Structure and Social Interaction
turn in up front after class
What is Rumspringa?
Rumspringa is a time in the Amish community where youth get
to experience many freedoms through discovering the non-Amish
world. Amish youth are allowed to do this when they are around their
mid-teen years and no
Consider Rumspringain light of key Amish values and explain how
Rumspringacan illustrate cultural contradictions or tensions.
Many factors of Rumspringa illustrate cultural contradictions or tensions. Rumspringa teens are allowed to
Guiding Questions 1
1. Who are the Anabaptists? Discuss their history and at least three distinguishing characteristics from other Christian groups.
The Anabaptist movement began when a group of young reformers rebelled against infant baptism in the 16th
Values and Organization Mini Paper
Reflect on values and how they are lived out through rules, rituals and symbols. These values
are important within the Amish community and your own community through organizational
involvement. Compare and contrast Amish
Paper #2 Amish and Modern Schooling as a Component of the Socialization
This paper will compare and contrast the Amish socialization process in school with your own
personal socialization process in school.
Purpose of paper:
Describe Old Order Ami
1. Whogoverns the church?
Three main figures govern the church; bishops, ministers, and deacons
Bishops: spiritual head that oversees two districts and able to attend
both district meetings since they are on