LINGUIST100 Assignment 1
Chris Bewley 760327833
Example 1: ceebs
Here is an example of productivity in the English language through a
conversation I had with my flatmate. I was truly shocked and blown away by this
real life application of productivity (an
SOCIOL 100 (L16) Deviance
Deviance and social control are counterparts that mutually condition each other. On one side
is the ritual construction and defence of normative boundaries or what is socially acceptable
and what is forbidden or condemned; on the
SOCIOL 100 (L5)
theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were
winning. Warren Buffet (one of world wealthiest people)
*There is inequality because its like a motivation to get the poor people to t
SOCIOL 100 (L4)
Chapter 4 Controlling
Power: What is it?
(Three dictionary definitions of power are directly relevant to sociological thought)
1. The ability to do or act
2. Political or social ascendancy or control
3. Authorization, delegated authority
SOCIOL 100 (L9) Gendering
Fundamental social division (d.o.l.) origin of gender.
*appropriate rules for male and females.
*its not about learning the differences, rather the inequalities.
Important element of social stratification: Gender is not just abou
SOCIOL 100 (L20) Media
Communicating: the media
The chapter by William Wood, Communicating: The Media, does a great job of identifying
the main elements of a sociology of the media, including: Theories of media production and
control, analysing media prod
SOCIOL 100 (L10) Families
*families are the most important management by society as it reproduces itself. Society if still
possible. It socializes children. Attain identity, culture, learn right from wrong. Primary site of
socialization. Also pass on weal
SOCIOL 100 (L17) Technology I
*Losing cellphone: Connection, cost, details, memories
*Most of the big issues in society, technology is always there. Modernity. Science and
technology live large in our society.
*Pedestrian death increasing. WHY? Walkers di
SOCIOL 100 (L21) The Environment
Sustainability: The Problem
Modern industrial capitalist forms of social and economic life have been based on the
prospect of realizing continually increasing levels of production and consumption.
Growth has been the watch
SOCIOL 100 - (L8) Race and Ethnicity
*increase life chances
Race is an ideology:
*a set of ideas that supports the status quote ideology
*ideology- things that come about to explain inequality
SOCIOL 100 (L22) Globalization
Introduction: What is globalisation?
*our association might range from different brands
*also think about the internet, very significant sign of globalisation. We can be connected to ppl around the
*free market economy
SOCIOL 100 (L3)
Chapter 3: Modernizing
(modernize adapt to modern needs and habits)
What is Society? A series of connections and relations.
each individual personis bound by living in permanent functional dependence on other
people; he is a link in the ch
*sociologist challenges cherished norms. Who said something had to be that way?
- Thinking sociologically
- Perception vs reality
- Networks of dependency
- Biography history
- Society: inside & outside us
We learn language thro
SOCIOL 100 (L11)
The Sociology of Work
The sociology of work has been of interest to sociologist fir as long as the discipline has
Why? Because sociologists are interested in how the world including the social world and
the physical world- is cre
SOCIOL 100 (L19) Educating
*About how we learn in different setting (e.g. home, peers, family, media, religious
institution, school, workplace)
*Why do we have this social institution embedded in our society? Why has this system been
established to this d
SOCIOL 100 (L6) - Class
Social stratification explaining and understanding through marks and
In any society, we have layers of inequality. Masses in working class, or
the unemployed at the bottom. Its a pyramid scheme with big foundation
at the bo
SOCIOL 100 (L18) Technology II
Coercive atmospheric: Can you use ambient sensory effects (sound, light, smell, etc.) to
make it harder for users to behave in certain ways? (e.g. blue lighting is used in some public
toilets to discourage drug injection by
SOCIOL 100 (L15) Religion
*What social role and function of religion
*Understanding religion as product of society
Questions in Science and Religion
Does the universe have a goal or purpose?
Do the laws of nature exclude miracles?
Can science provide a wh
SOCIOL 100 (L7) Becoming Identities
*we have unique and special lessons to be a better me
*constantly being told have individuality
*inner special you have come from outside. The product of you is due to the people you
Joyce Carol Oates (1
SOCIOL 100 (L13) - Feeling Emotions
*were always having emotions but not reacting to it.
*emotions matter in the world
*emotional response lead to an outcome
Sociology of emotions
Theodore Kemper primary and s
SOCIOL 100 (L14) Consumption
What is a need? Something you cant live without. Requirements for survival. (e.g. water,
shelter, clothes, physiological needs, culture, what gives value to life)
1. Fetishism and commodity
2. The manipulation
Common Sense (No control) occurs through random experiences with your
senses at any given time or location, and experiences can differ from one person,
location or era. There is no controlling the interpretation of these experiences.
Bertrand Russell regarded it as the fundamental concept in the social sciences.
Sociologists do not see power as a thing but as manifested throught its effects.
Max Weber - the ability of people or groups to achieve their goals despite
Politics 113 Lecture 3
Linking Past and Present.
Democracy without media, the printi ng revoluti on and the public sphere.
Media history: evolution and revolution
500,000 yrs ago humans
50,000 yrs language
5,000 yrs papyrus/ paper
POLITICS 113- L2
What is Politics?
Network of power relations (in society)
Institutional means of coordination
People differ- conflict between purposes
Politics as a coordination to address conflict and aid cooperation
Politics as communication
SOCIO 100- MODERNISING
Perception V Reality: Migrant Parents:
People viewed parents of migrants are burdens to the government and the economy
but studies show that they are deff not.
Recap 2: Sociology
Task to understand ourselves and each other (
Tuesday 21st March 17 SOCIO 100 L6
Social Stratification: What social inequality is and
represents the layers of inequality
Every society has social inequality with people who wield a large amount of power
Zygmunt Bauman 1991
o We are v careful of what we say and how we say it.
Methodology is important in case we want to replicate or compare
o Influence of the natural sciences
The size of the field
o We are big
Thursday 30th March 17 POLITICS 113
NEW ZEALAND MEDIA: A
Media and the NZ public sphere
Here and now
o Political economy (continued)
o News media and NZ democracy: pol econ and public service media
o Case study: the TVNZ Charter (2003-11)
POLITICS 113 L4
Media Revolutions: Mass Media,
Television and Broadcast
Democratic public spheres emergence and transformation
o Printing revolution linked to representative/democratic government
o Mass media extending and dilu