Verbal and also nonverbal symbolic
communication with a particular purpose
People perform acts that others do not
The self is an object in every social
Culture and its objects constrain every social
How Indians and whites interpret a cowboy
Self help books and illness identity
Identity norms in thrillers
Music in Latino/a subcultures
Asian drag queens
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Interaction Ritual (1967)
Strategic Interaction (1969)
Gender Advertisements (1979)
His own field research (Shetland Isles,
One of the two big questions for social
To the extent that things are patterned
or predictable, what is the explanation?
According to Herbert Blumer, Meads
student at the University of Chicago
Human beings act on the basis of meanings.
Meanings are products of social interaction.
Meaning are modified and handled in an
REVIEW SHEET OF CENTRAL CONCEPTS, THEORIES, AND THEMES
Foucault: Basic Themes
*What are the cherished myths we hold about:
a) the history of madness
b) the history of punishment, and
c) the history of sexuality?
*How does Foucault retell these histories?
Sociological Theory Exam 2 Review
Social TypesHow Are the Characteristics of These Types Explained?
The Stranger - defined by their objectivity and made good confidants. Location in
the web of affiliation: They exist on the periphery- close but re