how do sociologists work?
-using data as the basis for sociological reasoning
numbers and words
ethics of sociological research
Homogenizing and Sorting
Schools endow young people with the key capacities of communication, coordination,
and economic productivity.
Accomplish two main tasks:
1. Create homogeneity and cultural homogeneity out of diversity by inst
The Study of Collective Action and Social Movements
Collective action: Occurs when people act in unison to bring about or resist social,
political, and economic change.
Some collective actions are routine
ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
published: 02 December 2013
The impact of physical exercise on convergent and
Lorenza S.Colzato 1 *, Ayca Szapora 1 , Justine N. Pannekoek 2 ,3 and Bernhard Hommel 1
ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
published: 13 June 2013
Sad music induces pleasant emotion
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Trump's travel ban:
Suspends the entire US refugee admissions systems for 120 days
Bans entry from seven majority Muslim countries- Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and
Yemen - for 90 days
Yet: apart from 9/11, the threat of violence from the coun
Chapter 1 (pg4-12, 20-end)
First coined by Auguste Comte
Believed this new discipline had potential to bring together all the sciences & to improve
Lived in a period of rapid social change (1798 - 1857)
Why study health?
Health changes over time
Health is socially distributed
Why do some countries and populations remain in poor health?
What is health?
What does it mean to be healthy?
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Sociology 1020 Section 582
Final Project and Presentation Instructions
The purpose of this project is to have you begin thinking sociologically. You will be expected
to integrate and amalgamate material from the entire year in order to assess and analyze
schooling: does it level the playing field or make inequality worse?
What is education and how do sociologists view it?
Functionalism and education
Critical perspectives on education
working: who does and why?
Why sociologists study work
Key aspects of the Canadian labour market
The dominance of service work
-reading: aesthetic and emotional labour through stigma
what is work and why do sociologists study it?
Work is: the crea
transition from school to work
-why education has become more important for employment
Education and labour market outcomes
Class, gender and race in transition to work
Credential and ex
-a society needs to be thought of as an assembly that works together to complete a whole for example the human
body- we need our organs and everything to work accordingly to be able to function
-An approach that explains social phenomena in
A system that is rewarded by natural ability and effort
Definition of oxford dictionary: government or the holding of power by persons selected competitively
according to merit
Key aspects of a meritocracy according to this definition
being healthy: not just a choice
sociology of health and illness focuses on the social dimensions and determinants of
health, cause and consequence as well as context
the social gradient of health, the population health perspective, growing sal
who gets ahead?
The Matthew Effect Krahn & Taylor
Talent is what makes you successful not money (hockey and education)
Argues that there is something profoundly wrong with the way we make sense of success
He argues that people dont rise from nothing- thes
transitioning from school to work
Success is based on achievement rather than ascription
Two groups same age from same house development only difference is race
Erik erikson writes that hope is the basic ingredient of all vitality; stripped of