Describe in writing your personal profile. Explain it as a narrative as if explaining it
to someone else. Address all aspects of your personal profile.
My personal profile describes the character qualities about me from my
orientation toward time, judgmen
1. Indicate your micro culture. Explain how many times you have met and for how
long. Where have you met? Explain if you were able to observe the micro culture
and if so describe that experience or if not, what have you been able to do instead.
For my mic
Chapter 3, #1: Which of the mechanisms of regulation and integration discussed in this
chapter have you noticed in electronic gatherings you have joined?
I have not experienced the use of electronic communities to a very large extent,
however there are a
Discussion Question #8
Week 11 #1: What is mechanical solidarity and give an example of it and explain how it
guides society. Explain how rituals can be a weapon of domination. How can it be the
Discussion Question #9
Week 12 #1: Explain deference and demeanor and give an example of each. How does
the self get connected to the maintenance of rules? How is the self a ceremonial thinga sacred obj
Final Project: Creating a Family
In his studies on suicide, mile Durkheim discovered the differences between
those people who felt connection to society and those who did not. I will attempt t
Discussion Question #7
Week 9 #1
Using collective interests before individual interests is a difficult question for me.
I have grown up in the school of thought that everyone should work hard for what they
Discussion Question #5
Dahrendorfs class system divides differently from that of Engels and Marx.
Instead of classes dividing with those who are managers and those who are laborers, he
divides class on the b
Week 2, DQ #1
At the time that history began to develop, nationalism was becoming a major
movement. Therefore, it was easy for history to become another way to bolster love for
ones own country if original s
Discussion Question #4
Week 5 #1
Marx has a very simple and straightforward view of classes. Marx says that in a
capitalist market the owner sees the laborer only as means to an end. If the worker is not
Week 4: Discussion Question 1
According to Four Sociological Traditions an ideology is a tool wielded by a
large group of people that encourages others to conform to their will. In some cases it is
There are two specific reasons in the text for people to be irrational. The first is
the limits of being human. A rational manager has a lot to think about including quality,
quantity, speed of production, safety, and more. Human beings cannot focus on so
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question: Chapter 6, #1
The structural explanation attempts to explain what social factors led to a certain
situation. It looks for a cause that would account for a pa
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question #9
Chapter 10 #2: Looking specifically at Blumers second and third premises, it is claimed
that meaning doesnt arise out of the mind of the solitary individua
Illuminating Social Life Discussion Question #4
Chapter 11 #2: When people interview for a job, they frequently define the process as
amounting to an attempt to sell themselves to a would-be employer. Use yo
Marx says that capitalism alienates laborers because he says workers are Far
from realizing themselves through their labor, (20). He argues that work is not a natural
desire for people, so
1. a. According to Marx and Engels, Capitalism had remarkable effects on people from
the upper class and the rich to, to the bourgeoisie, to the poor laborer. The first notable
impact was the dramati
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question Chapter 13 #5:
PFLG appears to have successfully transformed fringe social issues concerning gays and
lesbians into the mainstream issue of family values. Identify one social issue that is
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question #8
Chapter 8 #2: Harmann and Bell contend that racial formations persist due to the impact
of cultural mechanisms ad social processes. Offer one or more concrete examples of
these mechanisms and processes.
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question #7
Chapter 12 #2: Gotham describes Mardi Gras as a commodity-spectacle. What is he
arguing here? To begin with, what do you understand the word spectacle to mean? Do
you agree or disagree with his character
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question #3
Chapter 13, #4: Similar to other European theorists, Bourdieu builds on the ideas of
classical theorists such as Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Mead, as well a
Illuminating the Social Life Discussion Question #6
Chapter 5 #5: Appelrouth uses jazz to illustrate his understanding of how cultural
sociology can help us to understand the meaning-in-practice of this musical genre. Offer
your own parallel account of an
Project Implicit Complete 3 Tests Answer all questions thoroughly.
1. What is the explanation for how the Project Implicit tests work? By putting images and
words into their correct categories as fast a
Micro Culture Assignment #1
1. Indicate what your micro culture is and explain why you chose it. Explain advantages
of studying this microculture and possible disadvantages.
The microculture I chose t
Can you describe the average Army base stateside?
IN Georgia aviation about 40 minutes away.
Fort Stewart had everything- hospital, division building, battalion building, back 40 for
training. Massive armory, motor pool, golf course, housing sections on b
Micro Culture Assignment #2
1. Indicate how many times you have met and for how long. Where are you
meeting? Have you observed the micro culture for your informant? Explain.
I have met with my inform
Interview Part II
1. Alyssa Newton, Sociology 101-02.
2. I wanted to find out how peoples experiences with sports were and whether or
not they would have continued to play in college if they had the opportu
Dead Man Walking Book Report
Sister Helen struggles because society labeled him as a man whose life was more
of a detriment to society than it was worth. To most people, his offense was so heinous
1. I am observing a group of five people.
2. We are in Janzow top, and they are sitting in front of the fire. I am sitting in the North
West corner so that I am out of the way, but I can still see them. It is Januar