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SOC 101 Week 8

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SOC 101 Week 8 SOC 101- Intro to Sociology

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Intro to Sociology
Aristide Sechandice
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Date Created: 10/10/16
Week 8 Emile Durkheim (French) ● Shows the importance need of sociology. ● Sociological method: ○ Social fact ■ How do we measure sociology? ○ Social Solidarity ■ How does it look like? ■ Why do we fail? ■ When we are together, there is a bond between us  that creates something greater than ourselves. ■ Has two levels: Micro (Suicide) and macro  (Society). ● Social creates individuals. External affects Internal. ● Suicide is a social fact that is caused by the society. ● He rejects empiricism ideology that is introduce by David Hume. ● Religion is the most important notion of human’s mind. Religious categorisation  create who we are: perspective, purpose, etc.  ● Religion is organized all surrounding sacred things. (This could be Clemson’s  fans, a rock band, and any united nations) ● Religion creates more than just a small family (social solidarity) can create. The  reason is because religion brings more people to come together.  ● Ex: As performers, leaders, etc, they don’t focus on what they’re doing anymore.  They feel power from something else that gives them a successful action.  ● “EFFervescence” (Positive) = The notion of connected to something else. Power  from social solidarity/group dynamics. Social solidarity Weak Strong Attachment Egoistic Attuiristic (Traditional) ­> Like on facebook, we don’t ­> Die for somebody else.  really care about our friends. Lose ourselves. (Self suicide) Regulation Anomelation Fatalism (Modern) ­> Society changes so  ­> The idea that your life has  rapidly. been planned out for you.  ­> Age phenomenal.  ­> You have to follow a strict  (Retirement age). structure of rules and  ­> Entire lifestyle changes regulations that dictates your  life. ● Two types of solidarity ● Mechanical Solidarity ○ Simple/Traditional/Tribal ○ Ladder Model ○ Everybody knows what’s going on ○ Collective Consciousness: You know have the  same access/purpose. (Similarity). Ex: Family: sharing chores.  Everyone in the circle know the rules. ● Organic ○ Industrial/Modern/Complex/urban society ○ Pyramid Model ○ Local Consciousness = Differentiation ○ Ex: Computer science circle, Civil engineer circle,  etc. ○ What is common sense for someone not a  common sense for other ○ Help each other


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