SOC 410: Everyday Life Notes
What do Lofland and Lofland say?
What are the drawbacks?
Staying where you are: autoetnography.
- What do Loflands think?
Researchers Role: the researcher is the primary instrument of data collection
A) Family Structure and Gender/Gender Ideologies
The family structure of Latinos is important to examine when trying to understand the
process of migration and settlement they go through when coming to America. There are
Part A- Underclass Puerto Ricans
Obtaining cultural, financial, and social capital all play a role in how successful one will
be in America. Cultural capital can be defined as forms of knowledge, skills, education, or any
An area where our society needs improvement is treating patients with mental
illnesses. Over the years there has been an increase of mental illness cases. The way
that we view people with mental illnesses and treat them h
SOC 410/510: Sociology of Mental Health
117 Global Scholars Hall
Mondays, Wednesdays 2-3:20 p.m.
Professor Elaine Replogle
Email: [email protected] (best to reach me by email, rather than phone)
Office: PLC 639
Office hours 9:
*Dependent Monkeys have more stress hormones and less serotonin.
*Dominant monkeys have fewer stress hormones and more serotonin.
*Previously dominant monkeys have worse mental health when become subord
Race, Ethnicity and Mental Health
Why race matters
*Humans are 75% identical for known genetic factors
*95% of variation is within racial groups
*So: any mental health differences between racial or ethnic groups MUST be due
to SOCIAL, rathe
1. Why do people try to avoid moments of mixed contacts and what can result from
people, specifically the stigmatized who are continually avoiding these situations?
a. Normals may feel uncomf
Mental Health Among Foster Children
On any given day there are approximately 424,000 children in foster care in the
United States. Last year there were about 680,000 children that spent time in foster
care and eve
Research Paper: Literature Review
2008. Assessing the Effects of Foster Care: Mental Health Outcomes from the Casey
National Alumni Study. The Foster Care Alumni Studies. November 7, 2012
Midterm Examination AUTUMN 2016
Sociology 4/510: Sociology of Everyday Life
Exam material will come from both readings and course lectures. It is recommended that you
review all relevant material.
What is the socio
Race as a Social Construction Through History
America was founded on the ideals that it should be a free country where every one is equal. However, from the very beginning of our nations founding there has never
been a sense
The Wire- Compilation of the show
* Crazy ass crack family
* Guy was born in it and couldnt get out of it, ended up being murdered by
someone in his own family.
* Mom tried to keep her son in it and wouldnt let him out, involved with his
READING SUMMARY QUESTIONS
Question topics for Reading due 4/9
How does a researcher ethically make decisions if they are observing criminal
Do they report to authorities of the law or remain committed and confidential to the
Movie Review Essay
For Mexican Americans, it is extremely hard for them to find a balance between their culture and the nation in which they live. Throughout the film Selena this issue was brilliantly displayed as the me
Latinos in U.S.
Chapter 2 Jiminez
1. 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo annexed Mexican Territory (much of the southwest) to the
U.S. [The international border moved, not Mexicans]
2. The U.S. government and the U.S. economy
Mexican New York, Chapters 1, 5, & 6
Globalization: The integration of economic, cultural, political, religious, and social
systems reaching across & connecting the whole world.
How the local becomes global; how distant people are becoming linked
The Sixth Section Movie
Boqueron, Mexico, 3,154 Miles from New York.
The guys feel that Newburgh is there mexico.
They work 60-70 hours a week
There is no work to go at all in their towns, everything is dead.
He got deported back to mexico and real
Notes: Mexican Americans Across Generations
Ethnic Identity in Mexican American Families
Popular & Policy Debate
*Heated questions concerning the long term fate of Latinos in the U.S.
*Debate fueled by: Population demographics & concern over the f
Mexican American Civil Rights Movements
Struggle in the Fields
* They were tired of being exploited and wanted to have the same rights as other Amer icans.
* Huelga, which means strike became their cry when fighting for their rights.
Notes: In Search of Respect
Puerto Ricos relationship to U.S.
* In 1898 the U.S. invaded Puerto Rico. Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the U.S. under
the Treaty of Paris.
* In 1917 the Jones Shafroth Act granted U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
An Ongoing Conversation in Sociology.
Structure & Agency
Structure & Agency
Agency: The individual actor Free will
Social Structure: Laws, the economy constraints
Agency: The condition of being in action; operation.
* Something ma
Midterm Review Sheet SOC 346
I strongly recommend that you attempt to answer these questions on your own (or in very small
groups). In addition the this worksheet, please review all notes, readings, and slides.
What is the Primacy of Productio