The Social Construction of the Danzig Shooting in Toronto
And the Aurora Shooting in Colorado
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
Toronto and Aurora are cities that were subject to shootings over the past summer.
Sociology Of Deviance Test #1
65 Multiple-choice and true/false
- 34 Questions from the readings
- 31 Questions from Lecture notes
- Scientific Process, labeling Theory, Stigma
A to K in PC155 (regular Class)
According to Mead, The Self is made up of:
SOCIOLOGY 3GG3 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANCE:
[SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL PROBLEMS]
Day and Time of Classes: Tuesday Evenings 7:00 10:00 p.m.
Office: KTH 613
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The shootings in Toronto and Aurora were topics especially of interest because of
their high casualty rate, and the close time frame in which they were committed. Because
of the attention, many people were quick to discuss this social phenome
LECTURE NOTES: THE SCIENTIFIC PROCESS IN SOCIOLOGY
THE TASK FOR SOCIOLOGISTS:
To establish laws of the regularities of social events with a view to PREDICTION,
by identifying recurring regularities in observations (data)
Units of social analysis includ
LECTURE NOTES: SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST THEORY
George Herbert Mead and Charles Horton Cooley
1. Interaction is based on CONCENSUS; that is, the sharing of MEANINGS in the
form of common understandings and expectations.
ANDREW D. MIALL Ph.D, D.Sc.,FRSC
Past President, Academy of Science, Royal
Society of Canada served from 2007-09.
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada since 1995
2000-2004, Canadas representative to the
NATO Science and the Environment
November 13, 2012
- Andrew D. Miall
- Problems with oil sands Miall & Other scientists called independent
October 16, 2012
Social Construction of Truth
- Is there really an objective truth?
- Truth = what the majority chooses
- Genetic Termination for fetal anomaly
o Occurs at
October 2nd, 2012
Essential Question: how is labeling theory applied to Terrorists? What are the
strengths and weaknesses of Labeling theory?
- In contrast to normative theory norms are interpreted
- Deviance is
September 25th, 2012
Essential Question: Apply Symbolic Interactionism to Abusive Relationships.
The Looking Glas
September 18th, 2012
Essential Question: What is the Scientifici method, and what are the approaches
that a sociologist must go through when conducting research? What is Symbolic
Interaction, and who are the theorists (as well as their contr