SOC 1003, Week 1-3
SOC 1003, Week 1-3 SOC 1003
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SOC 1003 Intro to Sociology Dr James Stobaugh Week 13 111 125 Notes Sociology systematic study of society and social interactions C Wright Mills 0 Sociological Imagination ability to understand relationship between individual and societal experiences personal troubles social issues Early Sociology 0 August Comte 17981857 0 Termed sociology and began scientific approach 18581917 0 Father of sociology O society functions as one unit similar to an organism I Society matters I Social facts 0 Patterns and structures society dictates individual behavior I Suicide personal act caused by society 0 Anomie social control becomes ineffective results from loss of macro pers ectives shared values and social purpose 0 Individualistic societies have higher suicide rates then community based societies example Protestant vs Catholic countries 18181883 economist not sociologist 0 Economic changes lead to capitalism negative change 0 clash of ideas forces class I Bourgeoisie capitalist class factory owners I Proletariat labor class 0 Minimum wage keep wages from plummeting from work demand 0 18641920 0 Symbolic Interactionism symbology in society micro I How society gives meaning and is in uencedW perspective 0 Society is becoming more rational and efficient e g chicken wmgs O The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism ties rise of Protestantism to rise of capitalism positive change Terms WEB Du Bois 1st AfricanAmerican Harvard PhD University of Atlanta sociology department Theory vs theory 0 theory civilian use predictions patterns 0 Theory world view perspective Falsifiability can be proven wrong Validity Are you measuring what you think you re measuring uncompromised data Reliability consistency Operationalize transforming abstract ideas or concepts into physical data and attributed to variables how the variable is measured observed manipulated Sample small groups that represent a population 0 Sampling What Not to Do I 1936 Literary Digest presidential survey FDR vs Landon 0 Sampled by phone directories and vehicle catalogues only upper class I 1948 Gallup presidential survey Truman vs Dewey 0 Based on 1940 census predating WWII and 8 years of economic changes
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