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
What is Sociology?
Structure v. agency
College Choice as a Social
did you come to Baruch College?
Social constraint (Durkheim,
choice affected by social structure
Contrast the terms race, ethnic, and minority in terms of their significance sociologically.
Race is a group of people who see themselves, and are seen by others, as having hereditary traits that set them apart. Race starts to become a social definitio
Erik Olin Wright
‘ '5 CAMBRIDGE
Maison des Sciences de l’Homme
1. Class analysis
The empirical research in this book covers a wide range of substantive
topics: from friendship patterns and class mobility
STATUS- The social honor or prestige that a particular group is accorded by
other members of a society. Status groups normally display distinct styles of life
patterns of behavior that the members of a group follow. Status privilege may be
positive or neg
Race & Ethnicity
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
Current Trends in Religion
Religion Persists in America
The US identifies itself as a deeply religious
Our politicians in
Politicians lead debates over tradition
Professional athletes constantly thank God for
"Trends in Attitudes
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
Crime and Deviance: The Significance of the U.S. Prison System
Upon my reading and analysis of the chapter regarding Conformity, Deviance, and
Crime, one aspect that piqued my interests was the United States Prison system and how it
Urbanization and the Environment: Steps towards a Bright Future
The topic of population, urbanization, and the environment interested the engineer and
humanitarian in me with regard to human impact on the environment. In the modern era, nature
that is not
Review Guide for SOC 1005Midterm I by Ke Liang
Sociological imagination/sociological perspective;
perspective: understanding human behavior by placing it within its broader social
Micro- and Macro- level sociological research;
November 28, 2014
Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life
About the Author and the Book
Annette Lareaus Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life contains the details
of her study the impact of how child
September 26, 2014
Book Report: Sidewalk
As a resident of New York City, one would often say vendors and homeless persons are
common sites within the city. Mitchell Duneiers Sidewalk is an intriguing book that g
What is Global Migration?
Global migration is defined as migration from undeveloped countries moving to developed countries.
Why are people migrating?
There are many reason to why people would migrate but they are mostly know
as push and
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Baruch College, CUNY
Sociology 1005: Introduction to Sociology
Instructor: Hyein Lee
Class: MW 9:30 10:45am
Office Hours: W 5:30 6:30pm, or by appointment
What is Sociology?
How do we look at the world from a sociological perspective?
How do we understand issues such as cancer using the Sociological Imagination?
Personal troubles/public issues
Migration to the US
Temporary: increase in recent years
What is religion?
Why do Sociologists study religion?
Has religion declined in importance?
Persistence, religious fundamentalism but rise in nones
a cultural system of commonly shared beliefs and
Stages of life
Influenced by material & nonmaterial culture
Guided by expectations of
obligations, activities in a society
Changes over time
Adolescence: recent stage
Young adulthood: longer stage
Divorce & Remarriage
Trends in Divorce & Remarriage
Formal dissolution of marriage
Divorce law is state, not federal, policy
All states practice no fault divorce (began in
Prior to the 1970s, most divorces
Why is education important?
Key Socialization Agent
Site for learning knowledge and
developing the social self
Rooted in Puritan belief of discipline
C I T I E S I N P O S T- I N D U S T R I A L A N D
DE V E LO P ING S O C IE T IE S
W H AT M A K E S C I T I E S T H R I V E A N D G R O W ?
C HAL L ENG E S IN NYC
Why are people drawn to New York City?
What is a theory?
Development of Sociology as a
Theoretical traditions in Sociology
Would you consider yourself more of a
What is a Theory?
Economy, Work and
Economic changes: industrial to
Work: labor force changes
Production of goods shifts to use of
inanimate power sources and technology: