What is Sociology?
o Study of human society and social interactions
Why do we study sociology?
o Gain a better understanding of ourselves and our social world
o Learn about others and see how behavior is shaped by the
groups to which we belong and by our
A society's way of producing and distributing goods
Barter system (oldest known)
Trading goods for other goods
Can be a good thing
Doesn't depend on money
Useless on the large scale
Typical of hunting and gathering and horticultur
SOCL Exam 2
Groups, organizations, and networks
Race and ethnicity
Different types of groups-primary secondary preference-know what they are
Exchange theory/norm of reci
o An interaction between two people.
Triad or shifting dyad
o When you add a third person. Now your focus is not just on one other
person. Now you have to change your show a little bit because it is
being put on in front of two people. Sometimes yo
CUSTOMER FOCUS GROUP
December 13, 2016 - 10: a. m.
Purpose: To engage a cross section of employees in a face to face
communication session to understand their needs and issues and reiterate the
importance of exceeding their expectations
August 27, 2015
Chapter 1: Whats sociology and how did it develop?
LLWS and Danny Almonte story
Michael Brown shooting and the following protests/riots in Ferguson, MO
Sociological perspective/Sociological imagination
Chapter 4: Structure, groups, and organizations
Social structures: Relatively stable patterns of society, such as the ways in which people
and groups are related to each other and the characteristics of groups influencing our behavior.
-made up of statuse
Sociology Exam 3
October 13, 2015
Chapter 7: Social Stratification
Stratification: structural characteristics of inequality
Inequality: exists in every society.
Lenskis Historical view:
o Hunting and Gathering Society: people moving around because they fo