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Date Created: 09/17/15
Sociology Final Review Spring 2011 Sociological Paradigms Family 1 StructuralFunctionalism a Macrolevel large scale social problems b Complex system whose parts work together 0 Conflict theory Neglects conflict and social change 5 a Marxism subset focusing on class struggle bl Symbolic interaction Inequality unequal distribution of power and resources 3 a Microlevel face to face social problems b Dramaturgy exchange and ethnomethodology Structural functional analysis the family performs important tasks that contribute to society s basic needs and help perpetuate social order Conflict theory analysis the family s inequality amongst the mother s role and the father s Symbolic interaction analysis Social institutions a Deal with basic needs of individuals b Slow to change c Family education religion cultural universals Family unit a group of ppl directly linked by kin connections the adult members of which take care of the children Nuclear family two adults living together in a household with their own or adopted children Family of orientation the family which a person born Family of procreation family in which one enters as an adult and within which a new generation of children is brought up Extended family family into which relatives such as grandparents aunts or uncles live in the same home as parents and their children How the family reproduces social inequality a Property and inheritance b Patriarchy the dominance of men over women c Endogamous marriages when you marry within your own class Nuclear family is most frequent type Family structure changes with technological development Romantic love and its patterns romantic love increases the more industrialized society is Impact of individualization on children more kids quot9 more financial responsibility What amounts for high divorce rates romantic love tends to fade away llThe family is a heaven in a heartless worldquot myth because violence and abuse exist in families What kind of families make up contemporary American society nuclear most frequent single parent and step family Family problems arise from a Internal and external crisis b Major role changes of family members Family as backbone of society Single parent families and divorce rates are correlated s violence a US family problem YES Cohabitation a couple lives together in a sexual relationship outside of marriage common in industrialized countries How to change gender roles You start with the family In family research has it been found that opposites attract Opposites do not attract Religion Sociological analysis of religion religion brings people together not concerned with whether a religion is true or false but with how it operates as an organization and its relationship to the larger society Weber said that Protestantism forced development of capitalism s atheism commonly accepted in US Not accepted the majority do have a religion Durkheim on religion togetherness no requirement ofa deity religion without society would not exist Marx on religion inequality in power differences promotes false consciousness among workers opiate of the masses Religion is a reflection of the inequality in society Weber on religion promoted social change Religion cultural universal How did Christianity start It started as a cult Do majority of Americans identify with a religion YES What is the appeal of cultsworld rejecting movements which withdraw from and criticize the outside world Education Credentialism having a diploma if you have one you will move along Hidden curriculum idea that students from different social class backgrounds are provided with different types of education both in terms of curricular materials and the kinds of interactions n which they are engaged by their teachers Brought about needs for certain personality characteristics selfdiscipline dependability punctuality obedience Tracking in schools separated students based on assumed similarities in ability or attainment honors AP etc f weber is associated with bureaucracy what would he say about creativity in schools bureaucracy keeps kids from being creative Standardized tests What class benefits the most from a college education middle class


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