Chapter 4 Social Structure
-Social structures are made up of social hierarchies and institutions.
-When a belief or behavior becomes formalized over time, it is institutionalized.
-Welfare states usually have high taxes.
-habitus is a set of s
Chapter 8 Cities and communities
-Seattle/Tacoma is an example of a conurb.
An example of a megaregion is London-Leeds-Chester
Eric Klinenberg would believe that individuals that live alone are satisfied with their living
Culture Media and Communication chapter 5
Herman and Chomskys Propaganda model holds that the media is trying to tell the public what
to believe and the message communicated is biased.
Counterculture cant be interpreted by the norms of
Chapter 2: Studying the social world
1. Where do sociological questions come from?
Ethnographer: a sociologist who enters the everyday lives of those he or she studies in hopes of
understanding how they navigate and give meaning to their worlds
Chapter 3: Social Interaction
1. How do we develop a sense of self?
Self: individual reflection on one's own identity and social position which is made and
reformulated through interaction
Interactionism: (symbolic interactionism) based on George Herbert