Social stratification: the organization of society in which people are ranked according to their wealth or prestige.
Inequality: The equal distribution of scarce good s or resources among individuals or groups. Inequal
Ch. 15 Lecture OutlinePsychological Therapies
What is therapy?
Treatment aimed at making people feel better and function
Insight therapy: type of psychotherapy
Main goal is helping people to gain insight with
The scientific method
Develop a question
Test the hypothesis
Come to conclusion
Hypothesis v. theory
Hypothesis: testable prediction of what happened under certain conditions
Theory: comprehensive e
What is sensation
The process that occurs when special receptors in the sense organs are activated allowing
Types of senses
Last to fully develop
1. The body
Ch. 7 Lecture 2 Outline: Intelligence
What is intelligence?
o The ability to learn from ones experiences, acquire knowledge, and
use resources effectively in adapting to new situations or solving
What are some of the theories of intelligence?
Systematic study of social interactions at a variety of levels.
C. Wright Mills
a. Ability to see the connection between individual lives and larger social
Macro Perspective vs.
Sociology ch. 2 notes
Quantitative research : numerical data
Qualitative data: non numerical data ,such as text. Better because you
can find out the tru reason why people do the things that they do.
Procedure to acquiring and
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Chapter 3: Culture
What is culture?
Ways of thinking that is learned and shared.
Assumption that ones own way of life is superior to all others.
Consumption is a
Sociology exam 2
What is Gender?
Socially constructed differences between male and female
It is learned
Genderlearned attitudes/behaviors; based on social or cultural expectations
Monday - Killing us softly 4 video
Wednesday hooking up lecture
Friday writing day
Sexual Objectification: representing or treating a person like a sex object,
one that serves anothers sexual pleasure.
Media is increasingly sexualized
The Annotated Bibliography (10%)
Your annotated bibliography is a list of sources (MLA works cited
entries) that offers explanations of what those sources say and
how they might contribute to your Issue Analysis paper. The
overall goal of these annotation
Average American woman
54 140 lbs
Average American model
511 117 lbs.
At young age, children are taught that physical appearance is rewarded.
What is your idea of perfect man?
Men are reporting body dissatisfaction than a decade ago.
Heightism on twitte
Assignment#1: Sociological Imagination
Sociological Imagination according to C. Wright Mills (whom also used this concept very often)
is the ability to think yourself away from your everyday routines in life. The purpose of his
Killing Us Softly examination of female bodies objectified Increasingly pornofied sexualized In Killing Us Softly One of those is
silencingSexual activity outside romantic relationship hooking up Hooking up has replaced sexual contact, relationship Sexual
Commemorative Special Occasion Speeches: Outline Formats
Topic: Alicia Jordan
General Purpose: To pay tribute
I. She is my motivator, my inspiration, my idol, she is a strong and powerful black
Today I would like to pay t
Atomic Theory of Matter
The theory that atoms
are the fundamental
building blocks of
matter reemerged in
the early 19th century,
championed by John
All matter is compo
History of Sociology (Chapter 1)
Hunter/Gatherers > Villages > City > Industrial Revolution > Globalization
Agricultural Revolution in combination with specialization lead to the beginning of progress
o Observe, research, hy
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Outline Format for Informative Speech
Topic: Banana Split Pie
General Purpose: to inform
Specific Purpose: to inform my audience of how to make a quick and easy dessert.
Thesis Statement: Although pies are co
Outline Format for Persuasive Speech
Topic: Poverty in Africa
General Purpose: To Persuade
Proposition: Americans should help alleviate the poverty problems in Africa.
Over 800 million Africans go to bed hungry every day.
People in A
Social institution- Family, Religion, Edu., etc.
Trigger Event- Flood, Police Shootings
Critical Thinking- Not believing in everything
Sociology Def.- Scientific study of social
relationships, institutions, and society based on data.
Chapter 11: Family
Family as Social Institution: Interdependent-kids, elderly, sick, needs help from family to survive. Family Def.-a group of kin
united by blood, marriage, or adoption who shares a common residence for some par
We have a need to fit in so we
dont look different from
others- social conformity
Small groups are easier to
conduct research with, the
more people, the more ties and
the harder it is to study
Principle of least interest- if
you pretend not
Ch.7 Crime Lecture Blow
Strain Theory- people engage in deviance when there is a strain between goals and
Conformist (not deviant) accept goals and means.
Innovator- accepts the goals or reject the means
Ritualist- reject goals but ac
Chapter 1: Intro to Psychology
Psychology scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Goals of psychology:
o PHD, usually cannot prescribe medication
o Louisiana allows psychologist to prescrib
Neurons, nerves, and nervous system
Branch of the life sciences. It deals with the structure and functioning of the brain, neurons. Nerves, and
nervous tissues that form the nervous system.
1. Behavioral neuro
Choose the correct total number of electron domains (bonding and nonbonding) about a central atom if
the angle(s) between the electron domains are all about 120 degrees.
a) The central atom has 5 electron domains.
b) The central atom has 2 electron domain
1. Choose the answer which lists the atoms Pb, Ga, Ti, Br, and Sn in order of increasing effective nuclear
charge experienced by the electrons in the n = 3 electron shell.
a) Pb, Ga, Sn, Br, Ti
b) Ga, Ti, Br, Pb, Sn
c) Sn, Br, Pb, Ti, Ga
d) Ti, Ga, Br, Sn
Teacher: Dr. Butcher
April 11, 2014
FDRS Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation
Yesterday December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy. Those are
the famous words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt regarding the surprise atta
Professor William Torey
November 11, 2013
Sex Education in Public Schools
Some public schools find it helpful to provide students with a recommended but not
mandatory sex education class. Although this woul
cfw_Terms with * are discussed in Ch. 1 of the text (p. 43-47 and 50-51)
4 Delivery Forms
Graduation speeches, or important speeches
In class speeches, working outline
Elements of Voc