All live matter ROOSE article (10/21/2015)
- Tone deaf
- Color blind
- Act of violence
I should vs. everyone should
-Ignores inequality pointed out
-Implicit too & also
-Perceived by privileged as only
Newsworthy and news
- Disparities in how th
JOHN OLIVER MUNICIPAL FINES
Immigration & SES Class
IMMIGRATION Thanks, Nick!
RONALD DAVIS Thanks, Jason
Pearl Primus Contributions to the Revolution of African Dance
This African dancer has contributed a lot to the national and international
community by assisting with the recovery of African Dance that was lost due to the
Atlantic Slave Trad
MY CAREER HAS
BEEN A quest, a
search for roots.
V he ce
Lecture #13: MEDIA
PROBATION Thanks, Laura!
QUESTIONS FOR WHITE
PEOPLE Thanks. Chelsey!
PROBATION Thanks, Laura!
Beyond the Mainstream Response Paper
The two choreographers I picked were Trisha Brown and Yvonne Rainer, because
I found both of their dances very intriguing. I was very impressed by the amount of
energy that their pieces involved! At times I was not sur
SAPERSTEIN & PENNER on COLBERT
NATIONALISM & IMMIGRATION (stop at
min. 3:30) Thanks, Nick!
How do we know what is true?
Ways to figure out what might be true:
Common Sense-shared understandings
Trusted source-parents, uncle
Authorities- People who have more credit to what they say
A systematic, orga
Mobility: Movement of groups in individuals across position with a system of
Ex. A peasant cannot become a king
Types: Horizontal- movement with in the same rank, Lateral Movement
Vertical-movement up and down
Intergenerational- parents c
Sociology: We are interested in social forces, not the individual.
AKA-Contexts (v. individuals)
People act differently in different contexts. Contexts change people
o Ex. People act differently in classrooms than in social events. What outside f
The Sociological Perspective
Robert Mertons Middle Range Theories: Explanations that tie together many
research findings but avoid sweeping generalizations that attempt to account for
everything. This stops things theories that cannot be proved.
Sociology Week 9 reading
Researchers think that hands on experience is important
Logical deductions is one way to know things
But if deductions are wrong, conclusion will be too
People reason there way into further ignorance
People make conclusions fr
before we are ben born we are part of something
people don't really study their own race, particularly whites
whites have always felt a sense of belonging and have never been
questioned in that way
white people believe that they do not e
If people collectively define a situation as real, it is real in its consequences.
Defining the Situation
The understandings that people develop together to interpret what is going on and
to interpret the meanings of the words and a
1) Were the prisons guards and prisoners real? Was there really a
It became that way when people started taking ownership of their roles.
When someone told them that they couldnt leave, the began feeling
People start identifyin
Societal Types of Technology
What happens to society after they become industrialized when they were
previously agriculture run.
o We are interdependent in ways that cause us to interact with each
Sociology, Science and Society
Professional Sociology: The writing journals type. Publish. Publish. Publish.
Policy Sociology: Tries to improve the society. Improve.
Critical Sociology: Stepping back and critically examining and thinking
The Sociological Imagination
1. As people become more paranoid, they become more frightened and trapped.
2. Depending on surroundings, the lives of people change.
3. Ordinary people do not normally question their surroundings, they jus
soc readings week 7
Social Implications of the Internet
Internet was supposed to lower inequality
Teenagers are more online than adults
Urban places offer more public places for internet
Test scores are better when there is a
Excerpt from C. Wright Mills, The Sociological Imagination
(originally published in 1959)
This classic statement of the basic ingredients of the "sociological
imagination retains its full vitality and relevance today and remains one of
the most influentia
Salem witch trials
Why did the witch hunt happen?
People became afraid of being accused themselves, and others were
Deviance is relative: Doing something in one context might not considered
o Ex. Drinking alcoho
Sex and Gender
Sex- Born with
Gender- Given by society
Men make more with any amount of education than women with the same
amount of education
Women without education have not benefited
o Educated women have benefited with higher salaries
Seeing and Thinking Sociologically
There was a Tutsi massacre occurring in 1994. Ordinary people, unexpected
people such as nuns were helping to kill millions of Tutsis. Doctors refused to care
for Tutsis and even dragged them to be killed out of
People who are white middle class are seen as the top of the class.
o For example if there is a gay doctor they put gay in front of his
name. They dont say a straight doctor.
o Marked/Unmarked- Women in the military
Inequality- does the internet increase or decrease inequality
314-Social isolation or social capitalization
o Does the internet create or disintegrate connections
Does the internet help people find others with the sam
Sexual scripts: Who we identify or would prefer to have sex with. How we expect
these things to go through
Sexual scripts are mostly heterosexual.
If people do fit the norm sexual script they have to try different ones.
Intro to Soc.
We are only interested in the social forces, not the individual.
Why do people act the way they do in different environments?
There are rising expectations that cause people to change.
In sociology we look for the reasons.