Renison University College
An affiliated college of the University of Waterloo
240 Westmount Road N, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G4
Phone: 519-884-4400 | Fax: 519-884-5135 | uwaterloo.ca/Renison
Course Code: SOC 101R (formerly SOC 120R)
Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Social Interaction and Social Structure
Social Interaction: the process by which people act and react in relation to others
Through interaction, we create the reality we perceive.
Social Structure: any relatively stabl
The Media & ED
The Message: Be Sexy
Males, too Lift and Separate
My Sexiness is My Power
And be thin
An Idol Image
To an Idealized Image
magazines most read by females ages 18-24 had 10 times more diet
Various theoretical perspectives relate the elements of a society to one another differently. The diagram
below is an example of how one theoretical perspective would arrange the elements of society to gain a
sense of the whole; one layer built upon anoth
Theoretical Analysis of Bread (Culture and Society) i.e. What Questions do the Theories Ask?
Elements of Culture
Who owns the means to produce the
UW/Conrad Grebel Soc 101.001, October 18, 2016
Sociology of Gender true personhood
2.How the paradigms look at gender
1. Basic definitions:
Sex determined by genitals and
genetic hormonal release
Gender sex with adoption of
Research Cycle, Brym, pp.19,20
Step 1: Formulate the research question.
Step 2: Review the literature.
Step 3: Select a research method.
Step 4: Collect data.
Step 5: Analyze data.
Step 6: Publish data.
Formulate the Research Question
1. Choose a topic
Socialization & Chocolate Chip Cookies
a) To love society is to love something beyond
us and something in ourselves.
Sociology and Philosophy, Durkheim
2.Ed learns to bake
3.Three kinds of theories of socializ