Sociology In Class Notes: 1.5 SPACING 1.5 SPACING 1.5 SPACING
STICK TO SOMETHING WEVE GONE OVER AND THE READINGS.
What is Sociology?
- Particularly in the US, we have a marked tendency to rely on individualistic
1. Frank is examining the broad stream of events that have occurred over the past 50 years and the
specific experiences of his own life. By doing so, what sociological process has Frank undertaken? (2%)
How did C. Wright Mills explain this sociological pr
The races meaning has been a discussing issue since I was a little girl in the school. I
remember that my classmates and I discussed about its meaning. However, the first
thing that we though were there are black and white people. So, we concluded that th
Sociological imagination- awareness of the relationship btwn an individual and the wider society.
Durkheim- French sociologist
Conflict theory- social behavior best understood in terms of conflict btwn competing groups.
Interactionist theory- generalizes
Week 6: Social Interaction, Social Groups, and Social Structure, Deviance
The main objectives of these readings are to take a closer look at groups and social
structure, as well as the people that interact within them. More i
Social mobility refers to the degree to which an individual's status is able to change in
terms of position in the social hierarchy, commonly referring to material wealth and the ability to
move up the class system. Such a change may be describ
A total institution is place of work and residence where a great number of similarly
situated people, are cut off from the wider community for a considerable time, together lead an
enclosed, formally administered life. This term was coined by t
The basic components of social structure are the roles and social statuses of individuals.
These elements are either ascribed or achieved by the individual, so they either work hard their
entire lives to achieve a high status in society or they
Sociocultural evolution is the process of change and development in human societies that
results from increasing growth in cultural information and technology. The concept cannot be
denied however the views in which such a conception is seen, i
Sociology has often been compared to common sense, since examining society and its
people is just observation using common knowledge to detect patterns and behaviors. However,
sociology is a systematic and scientifi
Chapter 3 Report
A society is a very complex concept, in which every element correlates to another.
Although intricate, such interaction is necessary in any society in order for it to perform its many
tasks. There are many
September 1, 2010.
Emerged in the 1830s as a liberal movement aimed to explain the behavior of
society as a whole.
Its purpose was to critique religious dogma.
Became popular in countries such as France and Germany.
Roots tied to the Dual R
Memoirs and Emotions
I wanted to first start off with a statement that is personal and one that others may
find extremely offensive given the context of the course. This is based purely on my own
opinions and I am in no way attempting to convince or sway
I actually wanted to write about this topic for a while already and its been
on my mind ever since it occurred. What I really mean by occur is the time when I
realized something through self-reflection, something I often do. This will be
The issue of marijuana and whether or not it should be legalized is an extremely
controversial topic. I want to explore this topic a bit further before forming any opinions.
First of all, the whole origin of the illegalization of marijuana comes
SOCIOLOGY REVIEW SHEET
Date and time: Monday, December 22nd, 1:00pm
Focuses mainly on post-midterm material!
Chapter One: Sociology in a Changing World
Chapter Two: Understanding the Research Process
Chapter Three: Culture