SOCI 101. Introductory Sociology. 3 credits.
Provides students with an understanding of the structure and processes of modern
societies and their historical antecedents. Explores the universality of the social
experience by addressing
1.) Sociocultural evolution
Society & Technology
Gerald Lenski societys level of technology is crucial in determining
what cultural ideas and artifacts emerge or are even possible.
- explains the link between technolo
o Gender personal traits and social positions that members of a
society attach to being female and male
EX: cutting firewood more male task in U.S., while in Amazon,
this is a female task. This ex
Society- a large number of individuals who share the same geographic territory
-subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations
Culture knowledge, language, values, customs, and material object
-At the end of WWII public officials and scientists predicted that by the end of the century all poverty, famine, and endemic hunger would end in the world. -New global institutions were formed such as the United Nations and the World Ba
Chapter 24: Preadolescent Cliques, Friendships, and Identity
General Statement- Clique stratification among older elementary-school-age children emerges from interaction, is consequently experienced as inevitable, and greatly influences the actor's
Chapter 16: Face-Work and Interaction Rituals
General Statement- Goffman's micro-sociology includes several concepts that illuminate the typical orderliness of face-to-face interaction in everyday life.
1. In routine interactions, acto
Chapter 15: Narratives of Self in Codependents Anonymous By Leslie Irvine
General Statement- Groups like codependents anonymous explicitly use formula narratives or personal stories to portray and construct particular kinds of consistent or "real" s
Chapter 12: The Presentation of Self By Erving Goffman
General Statement- Goffman has articulated in a brilliant manner that social life can be illuminated and better understood by employing a dramaturgical metaphor or "life as theater" perspective.
Chapter 7: Media Images' Influence on Adolescent Girls Self-Concepts By Melissa Milkie
General Statement- The mass media are important sources of information about the generalized other, but their effects differ among various groups, including Afric