This film discusses the harsh realities of global issues that are a direct result of
industrialized corporations, capitalist societies, globalization, and negative environmental
impacts. Small family farmers are forced out of staying in business when in c
Wild Child Discussion
The Wild Child Documentary features the life of a girl named Genie. From the time Genie was born to
the time she was discovered by authorities at the age of thirteen, she was subject to sever child abuse in
the form of n
PPT 2 What Do Sociologists Do?
So you have been introduced to the basics of what Sociology is. Many students wonder what exactly
sociologists might do, or what they might do with a major in sociology.
I always tell students that the brilliant thin
Link to Video: https:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2iWVWVSb6Q (0:00 2:00)
The clip I chose is from the movie Bridesmaids. The basic summary of this clip is
that it shows the interaction the woman, Kristen Wiig, and the man, Jon
Many students take Introduction to Sociology because it fits into their schedule and it fills a Core
requirement. However, there are many misunderstandings of what Sociology is.
The most basic definition of Sociology is the scientific study of hum
PPT 21 Social Class
One of the primary categories associated with stratification is class. In this powerpoint, we are going to
explore how sociologists have conceptualized class. This is followed by some graphics that you should
spend time looking
In this powerpoint we are going to begin to explore inequality occurring within the social structure.
Slides with graphics are more self-explanatory. Make sure you look at each graphic carefully.
I felt as though people were very annoyed with me during my Ethnomethodology
project. Breaking the social normal when asked a rhetorical question, such as "How are
you doing today?", in any way other than
Social Issue: People who have been ill for a long time begin to identify themselves as
an ill person, taking on a sick role. This becomes a large part of who they understand
themselves to be.
Response: This is an example of a sym
PPT 3 Analyzing Photographic Evidence from a Sociological Standpoint
This may seem at first to be an odd initial lesson in Sociology, your book certainly doesnt cover it.
However, this can be a powerful way to start exercising your Sociological Im
Ethnomethodology Project- SOCY110
For my Ethnomethodology project I wanted to breach the normal behavior most
people have of not answering the question Hows your day? to its full meaning. Most
people just say one or two words and then ask the
I chose the picture showing the little girl in the factory. The focal point in the photo
is the young girl. She is standing in between large machines with a defeated and
exasperated look on her face. You can assume she is from a poor family because she is
Most of us engage in similar efforts to gather and use available information about
people to reach conclusions about them
Social scientists systematically test theories and often revise them based on what
They seek to develop theor