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Exam Review exam 1

by: Alissa Cherry

Exam Review exam 1 12881

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Chapters 1-7
Intro Sociology
Spencer Wood
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Alissa Cherry on Monday October 3, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 12881 at Kansas State University taught by Spencer Wood in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views.


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Date Created: 10/03/16
 Sociology: o Durkheim-Suicide  Protestant more likely to commit suicide than Jews, Catholics  Egotistic Suicides-need something outside of yourself  Anomic suicides- breakdown of social ties o Social Solidarity, regulates and integrates  Mechanical Solidarity(like a hand/all doing the same thing)- primitive society, collective view of self  Organic Solidarity(like organs of the body)- modern society, division of labor, interdependence  Modern Society is together like an organic solidarity than mechanical.  Our togetherness is a need, not a 'kinship' o Durkheim and Religion  Sacred- segregated from the profane (communion)  Profane-everyday stuf  Ritual- setting aside and treating with reverence  Reveals dualism of human nature  Ordinary and collective consciousness  Collective efervescence  Relation to sacred symbols reveals connection to grp  Societies- ppl who share a scared symbol  Implications for modern society o Institutions and Identities  Outside us, regulate us, permanent, created by us  Scott definition-  Regulative-rules and recipes, rewards/punishments  Normative-moral rules/expectations  Culturally cognitive-how you think the world is  High functioning institutions create stability ie. Markets o Power of Social Forces  Milgram and Obedience  Experience vs. demonstration  Dependent and independent variables  Use national character to explain holocaust  Findings,  Americans much more obedient than he thought  Changed study to explore obedience  Key finding, not ind. Characteristics, or group charact., but rather the situation  Positions, roles, actions performed  Authority situations organize vast swathes of our lives  Erving Gofman, Asylums,  Four big ideas in his work  Self social, performances, depend on validation from others  Maintaining images, access to resources, possess keys  Manipulation and Morality, morality not outside us, manufactures through our interaction rituals  Framing activities, required to interpret interactions, but you can' frame as we please, still framing strengthens and weakens social arrangements  Asylums, total institution, mortification of the self


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