Exam 1 Review Guide
Exam 1 Review Guide SOCA 101
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Sociology 101 9/6/16 P. 1 Exam 1 Review: The scientific study of human social relationships, groups, and societies is known as: sociology o Includes: use of research methods to study o Understand and generate new knowledge Paradigms: o Functionalism clapping: everything is necessary, even crime plays a role, without crime, we wouldn’t know what’s good and what’s bad. Society acts as a functional being, everything depends on each other. Most people like the way things are going now Macro level theory o Conflict theory Fists: Two things that are boucing against each other, struggle for rescouces. Old vs rich. Reason we are fighting is because of the struggle for scarce resources. Fight for scarce resources caused us to change laws, like voting regulations. Scarece recource= vote. Rich vs poor Macro level theory o Symbolic interactionalism high five: what comes out of individual interactions with each other is what creates change. Ex. Facebook one person created a format that changed the way we communicate. One person making a change for the other people. Football helmets one person changed the way that we do sports. Symbols interacting with eachother can change the way our societies work. Micro level theory. A small reaction, a little interaction good chance that this is referring to symbolic interactionism o Questions on the exam will be tricky: going to state a situation and you will have to list which paradigm he has. Practice examples. Test questions about thoerists: o Comte must have social laws o Parsons spokes on wheels, each part interacts o Merton Parson’s student looking closer at how the systems work o Herbert spencer strong communities survive, weak communities die out o Durkheim suicide guy, level of connectedness will determine how you move in society o George Herbert Mead in order to know society, you need to know symbols, father of interactionalism o Arving Goffman nobody really knows you, life is like acting o Howard becker society changes because of how we label you, from that everything else eveolves from that. Ex. Trump saying that Mexicans are rapists changing the way that society is functioning o Herbert blumer collective group culture= not going to act rationally in a group setting. Individually people are rational. Collective behavior generates excitement to motivate change. Example: school fight. Example: in a class where the teacher doesn’t show up, nobody leaves until someone does first then everyone does. o Conflict theorists people fighting for scarce resources Karl marx equal wealth = equal peace. Capitalism won’t work Sociology 101 9/6/16 P. 2 Bellamy capitalism will destroy earth, nobody will be able to afford the products that they produce, how are you gonna make your money? Harriet Martino women aren’t getting the right to vote Jane adams you need to live with those you serve, created the hull house WEB Du Bois greed+war= poverty of black americans. Black people were never given equal opportunity to compete because of racism, which is why they’re not in equal social positions. Ex. Kids being trained for 10 years before a soccor try out vs someone who has never had training= can’t comoete the same Material vs non material o Material culture ? o Nonmaterial aat the end of the performance, you applaud the performance. Religion very much a part of our culture but non material Norms Aughts and aught nots. What is normal in a society, what you have deemed appropriate. Different levels from least to most internse o Folkway ex. shaking girlfirend’s fahter’s hand. No running in the house. Any kind of ettiquitte. People will look at you funny but you won’t go to jail o Mores norm that is a little more intense than a folkway. Society agrees that it is something that we should not do but it is not yet illegal o Laws a norm that when broken, it is punished with sanctions. o Taboo we all agree that this is absolutely wrong, ex. incest. We don’t go there. SapirWarf Hypothesis language and the way we perceive language affects perceptions of reality. Futured language makes us think of future as distant. Tribes who only use east and west. Values on test will be given a value and we will have to say if it is a pair, a cluster, or a conflict. o Value pairs doing things quickly or slowly two that are opposite of each other o Value cluster value doing things together, representational of each other. Supporting a value with other values that compliment it. Ex. freedom, right to bear arms o Value conflict when you have two conflicting values. It is not possible to hold both values Subculture cultures below any dominant culture in society o Ethnic subculture celebrate dominant culture but also own ethnic culture o Counter culture acting directly against the dominant culture in society. Ex. bikers. o High culture high class, fancy shit, rich people shit. o Popculture popular culture, things that are popular at a certain time. Shared culture. *Bring a scantron! *Book pages 58! 1216! Culture: 4246, 5053! Everything in the book is fair game, but from those pages, there will be questions.
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