SOC 2010 Study Guide #1
SOC 2010 Study Guide #1
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SOCIOLOGY 2010 Year 2016 SOC 2010 Study Guide #1 ______________________________________________________________________________ Four Themes discussed inn Conflict and Orde: 1. Diversity 2. The Struggle of the Powerless to achieve Social Justice 3. Changing Economy 4. Globalization Sociologists look into social life & principles that explain human behaviour by studying patterns ___________________________________________________________________________ Chapter 01: Sociological Perspective Sociology Discipline/Science that attempts to understand/investigate Social Forces that shape: + Lives + Interests + Personalities Personal Level: + Romantic love, + Violence, + Identity, + Deviance, Social Level: + Poverty + Crime Rates + Racism + Sexism + Pollution + Political Power Global Level: + Societal equality + War + Conflict resolution + Immigration Patterns + Population Growth _______________________________________________________ SOCIOLOGY 2010 Year 2016 SOC 2010 Study Guide #1 ____________________________________________________________________________ __ From previous sections Understand the components of social organisation: 1. Division of labor 2. Hierarchy structure of ranks 3. Rules 4. Punishment for rule violation 5. Argot: Nicknames and group symbols that served as ingroup identifications 6. Member cooperation to achieve group goals ____________________________________________________________________________ __ Chapter 02: Social Groups Structure Social Organization Observe regularities in human behavior that are due to social conditions Constrains(2) Social Structure : Structure of behavior in groups and society Culture: Shared beliefs of group members that unite them and guide behaviors Social Structure Involves linkages and networks that transform individuals → Group Aggregate: Collection of Individuals who happen to be in the same place, same time Group: Collection of People, from sustained interactions evolved a common structure and culture Social Interactions: Basic building block for groups, when actions of 1 person affect another person Example: You are more likely to physically control or refrain from passing gas(farting flatulence) because of embarrassment. Transitory (Not changing) Enduring = S ocial Relationship P eople united at least in some minimal way with other members ____________________________________________________________ SOCIOLOGY 2010 Year 2016 SOC 2010 Study Guide #1 ____________________________________________________________________________ __ Violence and Order are politically defined Violence is condoned or condemned thru political pressures and decisions The basic criteria: Act is/is not supportive of existing social and political arrangements ____________________________________________________________________________ _ Chapter 03: Order and Conflict Order Model (functionalism) Societies are viewed as social systems, composed of interdependent parts that are linked together into a boundarymaintaining whole. Cohesion Consensus Cooperation Reciprocity Stability Persistence Conflict Model Conflict is a normal feature of social life, influencing distribution of power, direction and magnitude of social change Dynamic tension between two groups: Owners who have means of production VS Those who work for Owners AKA Oppressors VS the Oppressed Karl Marx is a conflict theorist→ Believed: The Powerful/ advantaged protect/assert their privileges thru laws, religion, edu., mass media Unity is superficial, it is from Coercion Order Theorist Says... Conflict Theorist Says... Harmony, Cooperation Unit Competition, Conflict, Domination Gradual, reforming social change Revolutionary, abrupt SOCIOLOGY 2010 Year 2016 Stable fundamental relationship Unstable
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