Sociology notes- week of September 7th
Sociology notes- week of September 7th SOCI 127 - 001
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Caroline Emery on Friday September 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SOCI 127 - 001 at University of Tennessee - Knoxville taught by Tobin N Walton in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 48 views. For similar materials see Hon: Introduction to Sociology in Sociology at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
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98 Why Do We Need to Justify Things 0 Without justi cation why bother believing Discrepancy between Facts and Norms Gender pay gap example 0 Fact actual data supported real Norms what people and society believe about the situation Con ictcritical Marx the world is a struggle between groups over scarce resources Verstehen Understanding a society the way they understand themselves 0 Religious bomber doing good vs terrorist Ethnocentrism Thinking your own culture is superior or quotin the centerquot 0 Calling the USA America example Cultural Relativism Examine a culture by looking at it through their eyes 910 Variables Changes Measureable Interdependent Concept v Construct Concept label attached to something tangible Construct description of nonobservable things 0 Ex Happiness love anger What is Science 0 An attempt to unbiasedly explain through observation and replication 0 Control holding constant some variable constant to isolate the impact of your IND variable of interest 0 What are you really testing 0 Null hypothesis disproving the opposite of what you want to support