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Notes from 02/09 - 02/20

by: Akea Kahikina

Notes from 02/09 - 02/20 SOC101

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Introduction to Sociology
Katelyn Rozenbroek

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Notes from 02/09 - 02/20. Encapsulates content for two weeks since the former week consisted of watching "The Wild Child" for two classes. Email me if you have any questions.
Introduction to Sociology
Katelyn Rozenbroek
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Date Created: 02/20/15
Akea Kahikina SOC 101 Rozenbroek Spring 2015 0209 0220 Socialization The process by which people learn the culture of their society Nature vs Nurture Nature biology genes given circumstances ability to talk Nurture social environment ability to use language Symbolic Interaction Feral Child Genie 13yr old raised in isolation Cooley Looking Glass Self we see ourselves as society sees us Primary Groups very small groups characterized by commitment intense emotional ties intimacy ex Family signi cant others Secondary Groups large and impersonal groups characterized by eeting relationships ex Classmates Reference Groups groups that provide standards for judging our attitudes and behaviors ex Celebrities Mead father of Symbolic Interaction quotYou can only develop a sense of self through interaction with societyquot I social impulse self to act through f OEDers Stages 1 Preparatory stage you are the center of the universerespond to surroundings 2 Play stage take the attitude and roles of those around you 3 Game stage learn to take role of multiple others aware of societal positions 4 Adult stage where you understand abstract complex concepts love hate success failure Social Interaction Taken for granted rules that enable people to work and live together Goffman coined the term dramaturgy theatrical theory and practice of dramatic composition Front Stage performance what you do in front of people Back Stage private life what you do by yourself Impression Management how we want people to see us Agents of SocializationsSocial Institutions established set of norms and subsystems that serve a purpose Ex Education Religion Entertainment Media Peers Sports Law Family Total Institution institution that isolates individuals from society to achieve control attempts to resocialize ex Military Rehab Prison Boarding School Asylum Class amp Inequality Social Strati cation systematic ranking of different groups of people and hierarchy of people social class inequality disparity in income wealth power prestige and other resources Ascribed status social position linked to characteristics that are socially signi cant but cannot be altered Achieved status social position based off of credentials Caste society different classes of people with set occupations not changeable Class society different classes based on credentials Mobility ability to move class SES socioeconomic status based on income money you make wealth money you have education occupation prestige associated with job political voice ability to make change multidimensional concept Job Ranking Based on Prestige High CEOs MDs Lawyers ed Congress Police Teachers toward Custodial engineers high Low McDonalds workers Nursing middle Sanitation Stayhome parents engineers toward low Sex workers Strati ed systems 1 2 3 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Rankings apply to social categories of people Life experiences and opportunities are in uenced by this ranking The hierarchical system changes a littler over time 4 5 Life Chances opportunities and experiences based on class 6 Ex See columns below 7 33 Thomas 34 White 35 Coral Gables 36 Straight 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 differences in characteristics such as race location and sexuality affect potential opportunities differently 53 W Black Liberty City Gay


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