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Sociology Notes- Week of Oct12

by: Caroline Emery

Sociology Notes- Week of Oct12 SOCI 127 - 001

Caroline Emery
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Hon: Introduction to Sociology
Tobin N Walton

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Only one day of notes this week due to fall break. Social structure, institution, status, roles, agency
Hon: Introduction to Sociology
Tobin N Walton
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Caroline Emery on Wednesday October 14, 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 27 views. For similar materials see Hon: Introduction to Sociology in Sociology at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.


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Date Created: 10/14/15
1013 Social Structure 0 What is it made of 0 Society Institution Status gt Roles l Expectations Individual 0 Individual Expectations Roles Status Institution Institutions 0 Ex Family 0 Ex Economy 0 Formal ex Stock Market 0 Informal ex Being paid under the table street vendors Something that instills ways of life and addresses needs over time Differ by culture 0 If something is institutionalized can affect your status can be norms If discrimination is institutionalized it s more accepted to be discriminated against than it is to not be 0 Set of ideas and patterns of behavior socially transmitted and transhistorical Status 0 Different positions people occupy in an institution 0 Ex A professor is a status in the educational institution 0 Def socially de ned positions in a groupinstitution Ascribed vs Achieved amp master 0 Given vs earned Roles Expectations 0 How you re supposed to behave what you re supposed to do how you re supposed to do it Structure vs Agency Freedom 0 Life for individuals is largely scripted If life is scripted do you have agency


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