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.
Looking the Future of Dependency Theory
Globalization of cheap fashion
how to address?
living wages? SAVINGS
The social construction of reality - berger and luckmann
based on how the social context and the social statuses of those present structure the actively
expected in that situation
most people never think twice about how complex the underlying social dyna
Sociology Exam 4
- Non-medical problems become defined and treated as illness, disorder /
disease, and syndrome (Peter Conrad 1992)
- Update this definition by noting that non-medical phenomena, not even
previously considered medica
Sociology Exam 3
Bureaucracy The chief characteristics of bureaucracy (in theory) is that the
optimum means to an end achieved with highly specialized roles of all the
people in the system.
o Weber: Weber felt that the bure
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Exam 1 Study Guide
The direct connection between you and society
o Who you are is a function of what you are, and what you are comes from
the external source of society
o Without societal statuses,
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
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
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
organizational model that optimizes means to an end
what features did all of these stores have in common?
no matter how intense the opposition, the future will bring with it more rather than less