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Intro to Sociology

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Intro to Sociology SOCI 1101

Marlin Hane
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Nancy Malcom

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This 7 page Class Notes was uploaded by Marlin Hane on Monday October 12, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SOCI 1101 at Georgia Southern University taught by Nancy Malcom in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 89 views. For similar materials see /class/222014/soci-1101-georgia-southern-university in Sociology at Georgia Southern University.


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b explain the difference between sociology and ps cholog SOCI l 101 1 Dr Malcom Date Topic Objectives Resources Students will be able to day 01 what is sociology a define sociology a lecture b textbook page 2 day 2 sociological a define sociological imagination a lecture imagination b explain the meaning of the phrase general b textbook pages 29 in the particular c textbook page 33 c explain the difference between sociological seeing sociology categori ation and stereotypes box day 3 sociological a describe and explain how the social structure a lecture imagination cont affects our lives b textbook pages 29 b explain the meaning of the phrase strange c textbook page 33 in the familiar seeing sociology c identify benefits of having a sociological box perspective day 4 origins of sociology a identify the conditions that led to the rise of a lecture sociology b textbook pages lOll b explain why these conditions led to the rise of sociology c give examples of types of people who are more likely to have 39 39 39 39 39 day 05 theory functionalism a explain structuralfunctional theory a ture b identify and explain manifest functions b textbook pages 1312 latent functions and social dysfunctions of schooling c identify strengths and weaknesses of the functional theoretical perspective day 06 theory conflict a explain socialcon ict theory a lecture b apply the socialconflict theory to schooling b textbook pages 1314 inequality in schools c differentiate between the functional and conflict theories d identify strengths and weaknesses of the conflict theoretical perspective day 07 theory symbolicintx a differentiate between microlevel and macro a lecture level theories b textbook pages 1516 b explain symbolicinteraction theory c textbook pages 101 c explain social construction of reality 103 d define and explain Thomas theorem e differentiate among functional con ict and SI theories f identify strengths and weaknesses of the s mbolicinteraction theoretical perspective day 08 doing soc scientific a define scientific sociology terms on a lecture handout b textbook pages 1620 b calculate mean median and mode when given set of data points c identify and explain appropriate situations for report39gg mean median an mo e day 09 doing soc scientific a explain difference between reliability and a lec validity b identify strategies for improving reliability ture b textbook pages 1620 SOCI 1101 Dr Malcom and validity c differentiate between independent and dependent variables d provide examples of spurious correlations and explain why they are spurious e explain why objectivity is desirable day 10 doing soc interpretive amp critica a define interpretive sociology and critical b explain the differences between and among scientific interpretive and critical sociology c link each of the approaches to doing sociology scientific interpretive critical to the appropriate theoretical perspective function con ict SI cture b textbook pages 2022 day 11 EXAM 1 multiple choice and short answer questions 7 objectives days 0110 day 12 research methods a identify and describe five common research methods used in sociology b identify and describe advantages and disadvantages of each of these research methods c identify and explain which research method is best suited for particular research a lecture b textbook pages 2332 day 13 research methods same as day 10 a lecture b textbook pages 2332 day 14 people statuses and roles a define status status set master status ascribed status achieved status role role con ict role strain role exit b explain the relationship between statuses and roles c identify one s own status set and describe the roles associated with each of the statuses d explain the difference between achieved status and ascribed status and provide examples of each e explain the difference between role conflict and role strain and provide examples of each f identify various statuses and roles held by Cedric Jennings main character in bookA Hope in the Unseen provide examples of both role strain and role conflict from the book A Hone in the Unseen a lecture b textbook pages 98 101 c A Hope in the Unseen day 15 people groups a define social group crowd social category primary group secondary rou b provide examples that illustrate difference between groups crowds and categories c provide examples of primary groups and secondary groups d explain the difference between primary groups and secondary grou s e identify and describe different group leadership styles expressive instrumental authoritarian democratic laissez faire a lecture b textbook pages 122 124 day 16 group conformity a describe Solmon Asch s research on group conformitv identifying how it was conducted a lecture b textbook pages 124 SOCI 1101 Dr Malcom and what Asch concluded b describe Stanley lLilgram s research on obedience to authority identifying how it was conducted and what Milgram concluded c define groupthink d explain Irving Janis ideas about groupthink 126 day 17 institutions family a define social institution family extended family nuclear family b identify the statuses and roles associated with any social institution family school religion government sport economy etc c explain the difference between the modern f m39 family and the a ily a lecture b textbook pages 33639 374377 388390 day 18 family 7 theories a identify and explain the four functions of the 39l fam1 y b identify and explain weaknesses of the functional approach to families c identify and explain the three ways based on the conflict approach that the family perpetuates inequality d identify and explain weaknesses of the conflict approach to families e identify and explain a symbolicinteraction perspective on families f identify and explain weaknesses of the symbolicinteraction approach to families g apply the theoretical perspectives on family to the book A Hope in the Unseen identify and defend which theoretical approach best fits Cedric Jenning experience of the family a lecture b textbook pages 377 378 c A Hope in the Unseen day 19 culture a define culture beliefs values norms folkways mores ideal culture real culture b identify key values of US culture b explain the SapirWhorf thesis c differentiate between folkways and mores and provide examples of each d differentiate between ideal and real culture and provide examples of eac a lecture b textbook pages 3852 day 20 cultural diversity a define culture shock high culture popular culture subculture counterculture ethnocentrism cultural relativism b provide examples of culture shock from own experience discuss and describe why the experiences illustrate culture shock c differentiate between high culture and o ular culture and provide examples of each d differentiate between subcultures and countercultures and provide examples of e differentiate between ethnocentrism and eac cultural relativism and provide examples of h f discuss the merits of ethnocentrism and cultural relativism including an explanation of the consequences of using either of these perspectives in particular situations a lecture b textbook pages 5261 c A Hope in the Unseen SOCI l 101 4 Dr Malcom g when given a scenario identify and explain whether it represents cultural relativism or ethnocentri 111 day 21 culture theories a identify explain and distinguish among the a lecture three theoretical perspectives approaches to and views on culture b apply the terms culture culture shock popular culture subculture to the events depicted inA Hope in the Unseen provide examples from the book that illustrate these terms b textbook pages 6163 c A Hope in the Unseen day 22 EXAM 2 multiple choice and short answer questions 7 objectives days 0124 day 23 socialization a define socialization b explain the statement nurture is our nature c identify and explain the findings of research on monkeys that have been isolated from their social groups a lecture b textbook pages 7073 day 24 agents of socialization a define agent of socialization b identify at least 4 agents of socialization c for each agent of socialization provide at least two examples that describe how each of these agents of socialization can influence us c apply a functional perspective to the socialization process d apply a conflict perspective to the socialization process e define resocialization total institution f explain how resocialization can be achieved g apply ideas about socialization and agents of socialization to Cedric Jenning s life inA Hope in the Unseen a lecture b textbook pages 7983 c textbook page 9091 d A Hope in the Unseen day 25 life course a identify at least five commonly recognized life stages b differentiate between biological versus cultural characteristics of the various life stages c explain why each of the life stages is seen as a socia 39 a lecture b textbook pages 8490 day 26 social control amp eviance a define social control deviance crime criminal justice system b explain how social control is achieved c provide examples of behaviors that are both deviant and criminal39 deviant but not crim inal39 criminal but not deviant d identify and explain the social foundations of deviance a lecture b textbook pages 174 day 27 deviance functionalism a identify and explain Durkheim s basic insight about deviance b identify and explain the four items identified by Durkheim as the essential functions of deviance c explain why Durkheim s ideas about a lecture b textbook pages 179 181 SOCI 1101 Dr Malcom deviance are representative of the functional perspective d using Merton s ideas define strain conformity innovation ritualism retreatism and rebellion e explain Merton s strain theory f explain why Merton s ideaas about deviance are representative of the functional perspective day 28 deviance conflict a explain the general conflict perspective on deviance b based on the conflict perspective identify types of people who would be more and less likely to be viewed as deviant c apply the conflict perspective on deviance to events from the bookA Hope in the Unseen a lecture b textbook pages 185 187 c A Hope in the Unseen day 29 deviance SI a define labeling theory stigma retrospective labeling selffulfilling prophecy b explain labeling theory c apply the labeling theory to William Chambliss research on the Saints and the Roughnecks d explain how and why labeling theory and the conflict perspective are often combined in order to explain deviance e define medicalization of deviance f identify and explain the affects of the medicalization of deviance g provide examples of social deviance from the bookA Hope in the Unseen explain which theoretical perspective on deviance best fits with these examples a lecture b textbook pages 18 l 185 c A Hope in the Unseen day 30 social stratification a define social stratification caste class meritocracy status consistency status inconsistency b identify and explain the 4 basic principles of social stratification c provide at least two different examples of beliefs that serve to justify stratification systems d explain the difference between caste and class and provide an example of each e identify people or types of people who exhibit status consistency and status inconsistency f explain whether Cedric Jennings main character from A Hope in the Unseen has status consistenc or status 39 39 a lecture b textbook pages 206 216 c A Hope in the Unseen day 31 stratification F amp C a identify at least 3 functions of poverty b define and explain the DavisMoore thesis c identify at least two criticisms of the Davis Moore thesis d identify who Karl Marx was e define capitalists bourgeoisie proletarians surplus population technnlncv competition a lecture b textbook pages 217 220 SOCI 1101 Dr Malcom immiseration unionization revolution f identify rules of capitalism day 32 Marxism a explain Marx s theory of class conflict by using the following terms and explaining their relationship to each other rules of capitalism capitalists proletariat surplus population technology competition immiseration unionization revolution b explain the phrase sows the seeds of its own destruction and provide at least one example from Marx s theory that illustrates this phrase c identify and explain at least four reasons why there was no Marxist revolution in the United States a lecture b textbook pages 218 day 33 income amp wealth distribution in U S a define income wealth social mobility b explain the difference between income and wealth c identify the approxim ate median family income in the US d identify the approximate percentage of wealth held by the top quintile 20 and the bottom quintile of American households e state the approximate relationship between race and wealth in the US f identify and explain the four general conclusions about social mobility in the US g provide examples that illustrate how social mobility has been uneven a lecture b textbook pages 224 235 day 34 poverty descriptive a define relative and absolute poverty b identify the approximate rate of poverty in the United States c describe the relationship between raceethnicity age geographic location and povert d identify the social categories that are most at risk for living in poverty e explain how and why the 1960s War on Poverty affected poverty among the elderly and poverty among the young differently f identify the 4 pockets of significant poverty in the U S a lecture b textbook pages 236 day 35 explanations for pov erty a identify explain provide examples of and differentiate among the 3 main explanations for poverty individual culture of poverty thesis structural b explain how one s understanding of the explanations for poverty affects one s preferred approach to addressing or solving poverty c identify solutions to poverty that line up with each of the three explanations for poverty d apply the explanations of poverty to the events described in the book A Hope in the Unseen identify and defend which a lecture b textbook pages 238 241 c A Hope in the Unseen SOCI l 101 7 Dr Malcom explanation best fits the situation e nerienced by Cedric Jennings in this book day 36 gender as a social a define sex gender gender stratification a lecture construction matriarchy patriarchy sex1sm b explain the difference between sex and gender c explain and provide examples to illustrate how gender is constructed as both a binary dichotomy and a hierarchy d provide at least three examples that illustrate how gender is a social construction e apply the sociological ideas about the construction of gender to the book A Hope in the Unseen explain and defend how masculiniL was M t d in this book b textbook pages 274 c A Hope in the Unseen day 37 gender socialization a define socialization gender roles sex roles a lecture b identify at least 4 agents of socialization and b textbook pages 280 describe how each one teaches us gender 282 norms appropriate masculinity and c video clip Mickey appropriate femininity Mouse Monopoly Representations of Gender day 38 gender and work a define wage gap second shift white collar a lecture blue collar pink collar gender segregated b textbook pages 282 workforce sexual division of labor 294 b identify the wage gap current approximate number that represents difference in pay for fulltime year round female vs male workers c identify and explain three reasons for the existence of the wage gap d identify jobs in the US that are predominantly fem ale e provide examples of typical jobs that are classified as white blue or pink collar f explain the differences between and among white collar blue collar and pink collar jobs day 39 gender and feminism a define feminism a lecture b identify and explain the 5 basic feminist i eas NOTE lecture differs c identify explain and differentiate among the from information 3 types of feminism difference liberal provided in text about radical types of feminism d explain the different types of feminism in terms of how each would likely respond to b textbook pages 294 the question of whether women should play 295 basic feminist football ideas e differentiate among the functional con ict c textbook pages 292 and symbolicinteractionist perspectives on 294 theoretical gender perspectives on gender day 40 EXAM 3 multiple choice and short answer questions 7 objectives days 0133 day 41 race amp ethnicity a define race ethnicity minority a lecture b explain the difference between race and b textbook pages 302 ethnicity provide an example of each 30839 317329


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