Biological & Psychological
Explanations for Homicide
From Evil to Born Bad
Oldest explanation for homicide = supernatural
Positivism = genetic makeup (factors beyond our
control) determines behavior (based on scientific
ECE-1304-002 Spring 2017
Due date: 01/31/2017 Tuesday (11:59 P.M.)
Write a short summary about ONLY ONE of the two Ethics Movies listed below:
2. INCIDENT AT MORALES
Instructions to watch the movies:
1. Go to the websi
Intro To Sociology
All the question are multiple choice questions.
One psychological theory is that deviants tend to be _, who are asocial, aggressive, and impulsive.
_ is the view of deviant behavior that stresses the importan
Agricultural society- Based around producing and maintaining crops and
First social revolution- Horticultural & pastoral society developed from
hunting & gathering
3rd- Steam engine
These = industrial revolution
Bartering- S direct
The use of sociological perspectives, theories, concepts, research, and
methods for consulting and providing technical assistance to individuals or
that is moving from a theory to confirmation through
CHAPTER 8: SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
I am not sure what Americans really think of when they think of stratification.
Back in the 1890s, the original Pledge of Allegiance had the words, and equality
for all. Yet, that was rejected. I also
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY?
WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY?
So what exactly is sociology? There are several answers to this question. The
dictionary might tell you that it is the study of social relationships, social
institutions, and society. The term itself, often
a formal, rationally organized social structure involving clearly defined patterns of
activity in which, ideally, every series of actions is functionally related to the purposes
of the organization.
prohibiting the dissemination of
DIRECTIONS: As a FINALS option, you have the ability to select the Sociological Movies Review. Below is
a list of sociologically-related movies you have an option to choose from and the category they could fall
under. Careful considera
1. Briefly describe the background of the individual you interview. If you wish, you may protect the
interviewees privacy by not disclosing their name or other details which can identify them. (1 p.)
(Your submission will not count or be accept
Self and Society
Who more than others, and why?
Opening insights from C Wright Mills: The Sociological Imagination: falls into the
conflict theory and thought everyone in the society had to fight for what they got.
Chapter 1 Summary
Demography - Studying the size and composition of a specific population
We naturally and unconsciously sketch quick demographic descriptions when we approach
any new social situations.
Informal definition - questions
Sociology Notes 9-6-16
Theory is an educated guess. Link between poverty = crime. Two possible explanations.
Both theories are both macreotheroies. (Country and Culture)
Functionalism: One of two perspectives. What produces or what causes it to change or
Functionalist (Macro Level)
- Father of Functionalism
- Suicide rate affected by conditions they lived in
- Solidarity being connected to someone or something
- Suicide more likely in protestant churches than catholic because moral code is
Sociology Exam 1 Notes
What is the Sociological Imagination? (C. Wright Mills)
-Quality of the mind helps us use information to develop reason so that we can clearly
summarize what is happening around us and to us-Gets you to think outside of the box
Self and Society
"Who more than others, and why?
Some opening insights from C. Wright Mills: "The Sociological Imagination."
Consider various social issues with "a sociological imagination."
- Health care
What good is the sociological imagi
A number of people who are related by blood, adoption, marriage, or some other agreements.
Through institutionalize we keep records of people
Most basic function of a institutionalize family
- HEALTH AND MEDICINE
State of complete physical, mental, social wellbeing. Not just absence of disease
Accounts for emotion, relationships
- Culture-bound syndrome
Disease you can only understand by understanding the culture it o
GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS
- Primary Groups
Greatest Allegiance and most emotional tied too.
Ex: immediate family
- Secondary Groups
We join, usually temporary, to obtain a goal. Larger in size, meets occasionally.
Ex: this class-wont go one after done
A Summary of MICRO-THEORY: Symbolic Interactionism
Micro-sociology: defines society in terms of INTERACTION and PERCEPTION, and the construction of
Symbolic interactionism asserts that society contains symbols which people use to establish meani
POLITICS, POWER, AND AUTHORITY
Individual power to set own goals to achieve
some entity to get you do stuff against your will. Enforce compliance
taxes help protect you and build infrastructure
- Traditional authority
- Economic system
Social institution through which where we find our goods and service that are produced,
distributed, and consumed
Control of market by a single business firm, general illegal
o Free completion drives bette
I. Opening images and issues
When we are born, girl is pink, boy is blue. We are raised femine-girl, or masculine-boys.
1/3 no preferance. Rest 2:1 ration preferably. Through most rather have a health baby.
II. Gender Inequality in a U.S. Society
Individual and Society (Socialization)
1. Theoretical foundations: Interactionist perspective
- Cooley/Looking Glass Self
That id is less than from within than we learn from other people
As we interact with others (micro level), we become who we are(our i