Third Week of Sociology
Third Week of Sociology Sociology 1101: Introductory Sociology
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lauren Dennis on Saturday February 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Sociology 1101: Introductory Sociology at Georgia State University taught by Dr. Kim in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 43 views. For similar materials see Sociology in Social Sciences at Georgia State University.
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Date Created: 02/06/16
Week: 1/26 and 1/28 Sociology Notes Culture o “society’s entire way of life” o Made of three things: Material goods: production and consumption Norms: standards of behaviors Values: abstract ideas o The shared ways of living in a given society Extreme to Study: s Ethnocentrism: Ethno: people Judging through lens of one’s culture Xenocentrism: Xeno: alien Judging a culture as yours is superior Cultural Relativism: Judging a culture by a culture’s standards o Development: Cultural universe Close relationship- family (marriage) Dancing- Religion Gift giving. Games, and Joking- basic human interaction Cooking and Rules of Hygiene- usages of tools and regulations Importance of Language System of Symbols Functions of Language Linguistic Relativity Hypoyhesis o Values and Norms: V: culture standards that guide social living Good and desirable N: rules and expectations that guide social behaviors Taboos, social control, and sanctions o Ten Values for Americans Equal opportunity Achievement and Success Material Comfort Activity and Work Practicality and Efficiency Progress Science Democracy and Free Enterprise Week: 1/26 and 1/28 Freedom Racism and Group Superiority o Culture Change Invention: creating new element- airplane Discovery: recognizing and better understanding- X-Ray, DNA Diffusion: Spreading of Cultural Traits- Jazz Music o Diversity: Subculture: A group within a group Counter-Culture: Go against a culture
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