Sociology Exam 4 (Final) Review Sheet
Medicalization (Conrad): this demonstrates that medicine becomes a more
powerful institution of social control, able to identify and label social
circumstances and behaviors as medical and in need of treatment.
Exam 2 Study Guide
The social construction of reality- Berger and Luckman
o Based on how the social context and the social statuses of those present
structure the activity expected in that situation.
Complex combination of context, social statuses, and p
Homework: Reading- The Promise
The Sociological Perspective
o Using the Sociological Imagination to See and Understand the
Social positions locate you in the society you are a part of.
o Positions we o
Culture- a set of agreements that can be a destination, object, experience or symbol. It is a
cognitive frame (reactions to a particular choice in different ways depending on how it is
presented), and various sets of institutions and practices. It