1. Sociology the systematic study of human society
2. Sociological perspective seeing the general in the particular (sociology helps us see
general patterns in the behavior of particular people)
a. Might be more accurate to think
Herbert Spencer - (Structural-functional pioneer) - compared society to the human
body - muscles, bones and organs work together to help us survive just like social
structures work together to preserve society
Auguste Comte - (Structural-functional pionee
Sociology 100 Culture (Lecture) $
- Culture: The ideas, values, practices, and material objects that allow a group of people (even an
entire society) to carry out collective lives in relative order (Durkheim would like this)$
Module 3 Final Assignment
Virginia Tech Mascara - April 17th, 2007
Dominant Diagnosis on
Shooter (Cho Seung-Hui)
The Globe and Mail
mental health problems,
Sociology Study Notes Exam #2
- Education is related to the process of socialization
Structural/ Functional Theory
The structural/ functional orientation to education is traceable to
one the founders of sociology, Emilie Durkheim.
In capitalist societies:
one powerful social class dominates
its ideas are the ruling ideas
these ruling ideas permeate society and
persuasive in a non-coercive manner
they help to _
Inequality speaks to an
1. unequal _ of resources
2. unequal _ to resources
Resources can be anything that sustains or improves
survival or life chances in society (e.g. education,
Source: Wilkinson & Pickett (
Sexual Orientation: a _ for emotionalsexual relationships with others.
Homosexual (same sex)
Heterosexual (opposite sex)
Bisexual (both sexes)
Social Scientists _criteria for identifying
people as homosexual or bisexual
Race & Ethnicity
concepts used to describe similarities and
differences within and between groups
ethnicity (ethnos) first appeared in works of
_ to describe people belonging to a
race first appeared in writings associated wit
What is culture?
There are many definitions.
Sociologists define culture as:
all the ideas, values, practices, and materials
objects that allow a group or society to:
carry out collective lives in harmony
solve problems of social life
Elements of Cultur
What Forms Do Power Take?
Definition of Power
the ability to exercise ones will over others
Types of Power
Force: actual or threatened use of _ to
impose one s will on others
Influence: exercise of power through a process of
studied at University of Toronto and later in Chicago
considered a cult figure; diversified sociology into the
everyday life stuff
study of _
famous works include The Presentation of Self in
Everyday Life (1959), Asylum (1961), St
society is only possible through social interaction that
such social patterns can include routine, common
expectations, predictable behaviours, ways of
these patterns are important because ongoing
_ is needed for society to s
_ what do you believe?
_ what do you do?
_ what do you feel?
_* how are you organized?
* not in the textbook
Religion in Society
FOUR IDEAL TYPES
Originated from the work of Weber
_ two people are married to each other at
any given time
_ a person may have several spouse
over a life time but only one spouse
at a time
_ an individual that have more than one
spouse at a given time
considered to be a counter-cultural movement; 1960s
"the loosing of the world from religious and quasi-religious
understandings of itself, the dispelling of all closed world
views, the breaking of all supernatural myths and sacred
Refers to the print, radio, television, and other
communication technologies (incl. internet, twitter etc.)
MASS = reaches _
MEDIA = communication that is _ face-to-face
something that we do a lot outsid
What is being commoditized by the brand managers of Song? What do they hope to
achieve? What are some of the strategies that the marketing agents employ?
In the film, we are introduced to Song Airlines as an example of how a brand
builds itself. Song diff
September 17, 2012
What is a family?
Parents + kids
People with a bond/ connection
Blood/biology + marriage
People you can count on
Mentorship and learning
o Social institution > cultural + social norms
U.S. Gun control: The solution to violence or avenue for destruction
Feb 8, 2013
Gun Control has always been a policy supported by U.S President Barack Obama. Following the
December 2012 Sandy Hooks elementary shooting, the Obama admin
Sociology 100 Politics and the Economy (Lecture)
- Canadian Political System: Political parries and elections (multi party parties vary at federal +
- Voting Patterns how to change?
Changing processes of fundin
Sociology 100 Micro and Macro Level Social Structures (Lecture)
personal experience, public issue. Paper six pages max, double spaced APAP style. First:
introduce your experience and reasons for selecting this expe
Reect on Connect? Make new forum. NO DISCUSSION GROUPS THIS WEEK.
RESPOND ON CONNECT:
September 8th !
What are some Social Problems Pico Iyer discusses? !
- Most children have a home for their parents/themselves/their partners/etc, up
Sociology 100 Religion (Lecture)
! Institutions: What is a social institution? Any complex form of social organizations that combines
a variety of social positions, norms, and values, and that organizes (relatively) stable form of hum
September 10th and 12th !
Context of Social Problems !
- Know the history and context of sociological events to understand: Patterns of a social
problem, strengths and weaknesses of our current social structure/hierarchy (democracy German
FILM RESPONSE: Blog: Due September 26th. Assignments Blog Create Blog Entry Comment on
others (Qs for entries + sociological imagination) $
Komagata Maru Reection paper: Due September 28th !
Research Report: Due October 17
! format for Reection (26th)! Always APA in Soci.
- What is theory? Interrelated ideas? Statement on a broad topic. Can be proved/disproved. Conveys a
particular thought or idea. Hypothesis.
SOCIOLOGY 100CCHAPTER 3
Content Analysis: Systematic and objective analysis of the content of cultural artifacts in
print, visual, audio and digital media, using both quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Convenience Sample: A readily available group o
SOCIOLOGY 100CCHAPTER 1&2
Buttery Effect: A relatively small change in a specic location can have far-ranging, even
global, effects over both time and distance. Ex: actions by Bouazizi Tunisian revolutions street
demonstrations Arab Spring.
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Course: Microeconomics 101
Semester: September 2016
In this course you will
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Price elasticity of demand
Author: Geoff Riley Last updated: Sunday 23 September, 2012
Price elasticity of demand measures the responsiveness of demand after a change in
The formula for calculating the co-efficient of elasticity of demand is: