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SOCI 101 5th week of lecture notes

by: Angela Potter

SOCI 101 5th week of lecture notes SOCI 101

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These notes covered what the professor discussed in 2-3 lectures during the 5th and 6th week of class.
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Angela Potter on Thursday January 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SOCI 101 at Towson University taught by Ingrid Pfoertsch in Spring 2015. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Sociology in Sociology at Towson University.


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Date Created: 01/28/16
SOCI 101 LECTURE 5▯ Durkheim and Norms▯ • Deviance is breaking a rule▯ • Durkheim said that deviance is a social structure function▯ He believed that:▯ • Deviance is functional :▯ 1. Reinforces Norms▯ 2. Defines boundaries/ social solidarity ex. 9/11▯ 3. Lets off steam - without upending the structure▯ 4. Creates change ex. segregation ▯ • Deviance can be dysfunctional▯ 1. Disrupts social order, the day to day things▯ • People cant get to work because roads are blocked off▯ 2. Diminishes widespread conformity ▯ • Driving the speed limit▯ 3. Weakens society - social solidarity and resources▯ • Divert energy and resources. Hiring more cops because of speeding. Do you take money to fix the conformity issues?▯ Poor Community ▯ • Decent▯ • Middle class, mainstream ▯ • Conforming▯ Street▯ • • “Consciously” opposition to mainstream▯ • Deviation from mainstream▯ • Respect is the esteem▯ • Juice is your ability to command respect from other people▯ • Girls of the street are concerned with:▯ • Getting their guy stolen by another girl▯ • Appealing to a guy▯ • He say she say Gossip▯ • If someone gossips girls will retaliate or get someone to do it for them


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