QUIZ # 8 Marx/Engels SS-102 Team F Prof. Lee
1) Marx and Engels believed that government in their time a) b) c) d) regulated the bourgeoisie to curb abuses like child labor mediated between social classes in order to reduce class conflict managed go
SS-101 Team F QUIZ #9 Heilbroner/Milberg, McGrath Prof. Susan Lee
1) a) b) c) d) 2) a) b) c) d) 3) a) b) c) d) 4) a) b) c) d)
Which of the following is a benefit of a command economy? It occurs most often in a totalitarian society It relies on the
QUIZ #2 SS-101 Unit II ANSWERS Mills and Drakulic 1. C. Wright Mills' idea of the sociological imagination helps people understand the relationship between history and BIOGRAPHY in a society. 2. According to C.Wright Mills, "the sociological imaginat
Social Stratification Structured Inequality in Society
What is social stratification?
A. Has to do with social ranking.
B. People in higher ranks have more prestige.
What criteria have been used for ranking?
A. Male / Female
SS 101 10/7/10
Rational-Legal Authority and the State
A. French Revolutionary Legacy
B. Government of Laws, not of Men
Set up by rules
Not traditional authority such as custom and is handed down from
Power than can
Maccon Fed #10
Promote the common good in theory
If people act in their own agenda, then there is a problem
Rather than for the common good
Acting on interests of few, rather than particular group
Crossing Lines: A Secular Argument Against Research Cloning
One cell contains the DNA to build your whole body
Cloning is possible in humans, but should it be allowed?
Reproductive Cloning: Cloning a person for the purpose of having a baby
SS 101 Lect 10/14/10
How much does that cost?
A. Moral Economy just price
Relationship between economics and customs, cultural norms,
beliefs about fairness
just price rather than market price
Doing whats right is more important
Biological Determinism in Ideas about Race, Gender, and Orientation
Character, Race, and 19th Century Determinism
Measuring and Examining Heads!
By studying the bumps on someones head, you can find out their
What is culture
a. Anthropology and the study of culture
a.i. We dont see the world the way we do without culture
b. Definition of culture
c. The outsider insider problem
c.i. Only two people can study culture
c.ii. The people born into it, an
1. Social Map
a. Defines who and where people fit in a society.
2. Social Forces
a. The intersection of each force. Once one knows how to locate himself, they cant
do much about it.
3. Social Mobility
a. Cast system, slaves, ect. You cant really mo
SS 101 Discussion 9/13/10
Berger social map, rel to others society, social forces
Mills Sociological imagination, we need a quality of mind, biography and history
Marx Labor Union Consciousness -> Class Consciousness
Conspicuous Consumption Buying somethi
SS 101 Lect 9/22/10
I. The nature of social groups: primary and secondary
Primary: Informal and social relations.
i. Permit and encourage affection and emotion.
ii. Allowed circles of intimate relations.
iii. Allowed to laugh and cry.
iv. Reveal ourselve
Kyllo v. US: Technology v. Individual Privacy
Based on restrictions on police use of thermal imaging devices
4th Amendment protects a person from unlawful search and seizure
Two prong test to see if it violates:
o Do individuals have an actual expectatio
DCs Virtual Panopticon
Police have begun to install CCTV cameras citywide, a first in the nation
Approval rating of 60 to 80 percent for increased surveillance of streets
Community extensions will be put in place next
The system can be used to
Invasion of Privacy
People can visit a website and people can see how much time they spend on the site, and
what pages they look at
Hackers can forward your phone number to any number and play pranks so to speak
The hacker continued, and the p
Music, Philosophy, and Generation Y
Is there such thing as an evil sound?
Stated by Kevin Max, a young musician at a lecture in Nashville
Cut to the heart of ancient views of music
It respects the power of music
Music has the power to soothe,
SS 101 9/9 Notes:
Topic: Macrosociology and the Sociological Imagination
1. Perspectives in Macrosociology
a.i. Societys look the way they do, because they have structures in them that
Rock as Art
Rock is eating its young
Yet to win respect that it deserves
Where rock goes, democracy follows
Foundations, corporations, and agencies should take rock music as seriously as sculptors
Colleges should designate special
Toward an Aesthetic of Popular Music
Popular music is taken to be good only for sociological theory
Different task according to the music we are treating
The patterns can be explained sociologically
Technique and technology
Link between sounds
SS 101 Lect 2 9/15/10
Theories of Socialization
Durkheims view of society
Society was independent of the individual. Social forces act on us which shape
who we are.
Ruth Benedict Patterns of Culture
i. Examines the lifestyles of three tribes. Differe
SS 101 Discussion 9/16/10
Looking Glass Theory
Agents of Socialization
Definition of the situation
SS 101 Discussion 9/23/10
Definition of the Situation
o Culture Shock TV Commercial How you doin?
o Appears to be cold, unfeeling, distant to people outside of the city.
o Because City = Stimuli
o Defense -> Blas
o Money Economy, s
October 31, 2012
Outline Paper A
Socialization lecture notes on September 12, 2012
Socialization discussion notes on Simmel September 2012
Introduction to Historical Sociology and the Social Sciences: Metropolis and