Continuation of social movement theory.
Resource Mobilization (RM) theory and Political Opportunity Structure (POS) theory are
influenced by the conflict paradigm.
Frame Alignment Theory is part of the _ paradigm.
What happens behind the scenes of a prote
Health and Medicine
The WHO defines health as complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing. Under this
definition most people on earth suffer from some sort of illness/ are not entirely healthy. It is however a
good holistic measure of health as it tak
Sociology Final Exam Notes
Chapter 5 - Socialization
Social Experience: The Key to Our Humanity
Socialization: The lifelong social experience by which individuals develop their human
potential and learn culture
Personality: A persons fairly consistent p
Sociology - Notes
Chapter 1: The Sociological Perspective
Sociology - the systematic study of human society.
Sociological Perspective - the special point of view of sociology that sees general patterns of
society in the lives of particular people.
Eskimo: Fight for Life
The movie Eskimo Fight for Life displayed that the physical environment greatly impacts
the Inuit culture. For starter, the state of the environment that the Inuit people live in is a clear
indicator that their only concern is survi
What is Deviance (A Definition)
The recognized violation of cultural norms
The Social Foundations of
All behaviour is shaped by society.
Deviance varies according to cultural norms.
People become deviant as others define them that way.
Both rule-making a
I) Social Stratification: Hierarchical arrangement of social groups based on their control
over basic resources.
Creates persistent patterns of social inequality perpetuated by the way in which wealth,
power, and prestige are distrib
Race & Ethnicity
A person's skin colour, religion or last name has no real
consequence on ones social behavior.
Physical characteristics have no consequence upon social behavior,
until they become socially defined
Ones background can be a signal for some
Soc 1100 Theory Lecture
*Note: there are more notes in here than what can be covered in class. This should
complement your text readings.
The systematic study of social behaviour in human societies.
Goals of sociology:
describe the social wo
Race and Ethnicity
Minimum wage as a policy tool to address poverty and inequality
The minimum wage in Ontario was recently raised, and a large percentage of the population
works at the minimum wage. General inflation was cited as the reason for the wage
The following are the notes form the class on January 28th, happy studying.
Even though most studies of social interactions rely on Symbolic interactionist assumptions,
many reflect structural functionalist concerns as well.
If social i
The Carruthers Creek Community Church is not like any regular church you
pass by. This megachurch incorporates music, lights, dancing and even offers coffee
from their own coffee shop. It offers special activities for children, teen and adults,
Seeing the general in the particular (Peter Berger)
Sociologists identify general social patterns in the behaviour of particular
Seeing the strange in the familiar
Giving up the idea that human behaviour is simply a matter of what
Sociology Chapter 1 (The Sociological Perspective):
What is the Sociological Perspective?
Sociological perspective reveals the power of society to shape individual lives.
Sociology: the systematic study of human society.
Sociological perspective: the s
Sociology Tutorial 1: Media and Religion
Media and religion are looked at in the article Check the Media: Religion is Hot!
(Macionis & Gerber, pg. 499). It can be discussed and analyzed by using the SymbolicInter
Sociology Tutorial 2: Socialization and Interaction
Children are socialized to take on adulthood roles in the film The Eskimo: Fight for Life
(Chalufour & Young, 1970). The children are brought up to
Does Science Threaten Religion?
Looking at this topic from a Structural Functionalist approach, it directs our attention to the ways
in which Science and Religion help shape our society. There are functional and dysfunctional
consequences to both Science
The aspect of sociology I have chosen is sexual orientation. This refers to your gender of
attraction. The sociological theory that corresponds to this topic is the social-conflict perspective
This theory is valid since it deals with sociology
Eskimo Fight for Life
The physical environment has a substantial impact on the Inuit Culture. Low temperatures cause
the Eskimos to adapt to their surroundings. Communities are tight-knit and must work together
and combine their resources in order to surv
Socialization The lifelong social experience by which individuals develop their human
potential and learn patterns of their culture
Personality A persons fairly consistent patterns of thinking, feeling and acting
Agents of Socialization
Image of Society
-views society as a complex system whose
parts work together to promote stability and
-our lives are guided by social structure
relatively stable patterns of social behaviour
Chapter One- The Sociological Perspective
Seeing the General in the Particular
SOCIOLOGY is the systematic study of human society
Peter Berger described the sociological perspective as seeing the general in the
Sociologists would identify gen
Sociology: is the systematic study of human society
Sociological Perspective: seeing the general in the particular.
Emile Durkiem: found that some categories of people were more likely than others to
take their own lives. Men, Protestants, w