July 31, 2017
Chapter 6 helps us understand why people break rules. Several theories
present a blueprint on why individuals commit deviant acts
sociologically. View the video below. In assignment three, summarize
In four paragraphs summarize the middle and upper middle classes. In
your opinion, which one of these classes would most likely pretend to be in
their class. In other terms, some people pretend to be in a class by using
July 19, 2017
Culture is a word that packs a lot of meaning. To me, applying what I've
learned so far in this course and after watching this video, culture can be a group of
people who have the same beliefs and traditions,
1. The McDonaldization of Society is a theoretical observation. Describe
this observation in your own words. Lastly, detail how this idea has
presented itself in your own city or community.
The McDonaldization of Society refers
Sociology Exam 4
1. Chapter seven. Read the sections on caste and class on pages 187 and 188. Does
our country look like a caste system more than a class system? In four
paragraphs answer this question with details and examples.
QUESTION 1 RESPONSE
Our human nature is an interesting thing. Feral, isolated, and institutionalized
children help us to understand our human nature, because it is our society that
makes us human. Feral children are ch
Participant research is when the researcher participates in the research
setting, and they observe what is going on. For example, lets say a researcher was
given the job of finding out why people who use their smartphones bef
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Gender can be defined as certain behaviors and attitudes that society
considers proper for either the male gender or the female gender. Gender can be
socially created depending on the environment we place ourselv
1.) one of the similarities in both cultures is that in both cultures the couple meet and have
dinner with their significant others parents. Both cultures having dinner with the parents of your
significant other is a sign of respect. The parents get to kn
1. Primary groups- intimate face to face interactions, small in size; strong ties.
2. Secondary groups- large, formal, impersonal; weak ties. Group you are there for a purpose.
3. Aggregates- people who are temporarily clustered in the same l
1. Stratification- division of society into groups arranged by social layers. Based on wealth, power,
2. Social inequality- unequal distribution of wealth, power, or prestige among members of society.
3. Social class- A category of peo
1. Material culture includes objects associated with a cultural group. Ex: tools, buildings,
Non-material culture includes ways of thinking and ways of behaving. Ex: beliefs, values thinking. Ex: norms, communication.
3.) ethocentrism- when
Intro to sociology 1301
10 am 12:20 pm
One of the worst experiences that I have had at a job deals with the fifth characteristic of
bureaucracy, impersonality. This is an ongoing thing still and it is one of the most annoying, and
Lorena M. Leyva
24 November 2015
The Runner and the College Student
Billy Mills grew up to be an Olympic gold medalist after going through many
heart-breaking obstacles in his life. While all I have to my name is some high sch
Lorena M. Leyva
Dr. Eric Moeller
February 4, 2016
The Valleys New Culture
Although I was raised with strong Mexican values it never stopped my family from
inheriting some American beliefs or celebrating holidays like 4th of July. Livi
1. Four reasons why people want to have children:
Experience of happiness in a family: If you associate happiness with family or
grew up in a happy family with meaningful experiences you are likely to want
your own family.
1. What is meant by the double standard? Does it still exist today?
Yes double standard still exists, but premarital sex is morally accepted more now than
it was back then. Double standard means that boys tr
Nohely K Lozano
South Texas College
The documentary, Inside Job is produced by Charles Ferguson and release in October
8th, 2010. It is a documentary about true crime and political cinema, that is goal was t