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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 2C06
Professor
Reza Barmaki
Semester
Summer

Description
IntroductionSocial Order572013 24800 PM Social OrderContinued existence of a set social relationships overtime Normal behavioural physical intellectual speechNormal o Normative expected to be followedyou are expected to abide by these rules o Enforced rules laws tradition legends o Degrees deviancecrimeso Changes over timeSocial Order o Stratified economic political status o Maintenance of social ordersocial controlhaving no smoking signs and the law everyone prevents people from smoking in public places and being forced into it o social order is not only social control like preventing someone from stopping at a red light Its also about rational justificationit is also that it can be safe o 1 Rational justification inevitable eternal useful o 2 Psychological shame guiltthe feeling you get after youve cheated It takes time to get this feeling Not when youre borno social control when you have control from doing something bad For some people its hard to control their bad habits These people are psychologically sick You get punishedo 3 Punishment family peers school community governmentphysical psychological damage to interestso 4 Rewards and incentives economic political status its not always about money its also you getting a reward you go there and have a controlpower on others or have respectpriests have respect but not much money Or kim kardashian or drug dealers has no respect but has money our definition of normality changes how we define things gives us the idea of our definition of normality and social order The difference between deviance and crimethey are both deviance of social expectationshomosexualitywas not normal at first but now it isSocial Order is not NICESocial Order is also hierarchy EXAM what is social order Look at the first part aboveand other options that are wrong Control of Thoughts Intentions and BehavioursRightWrongwe have rules NormsRulesLaws rules laws increase complex societies Moderns societies concerns with visible conductForms of Rules o A religioustradition unwritten or writtenWritten indicates increasing complexityo B positive acts of legislation written o c specialized codes of conduct Function of ruleso Expected behaviourso set limit to behaviours can do and cannot dono smoking signs doesnt say dont smoke it says dont smoke here Driving signs doesnt say dont drive it says drive at this speed limit o all aspects of lifeo work courtship marriage worship driving alcohol consumption disputes Written Rules Complex societiesthere is a tradition not to do these complex rules anymore Eg cutting off your hand tradition cannot be relied uponserious misconducts o procedures and consequences you believe in godthe ten commandments the commonwealth criminal code the universal declaration of human rights Forms of Deviance and Crime vary from time to time and place to place historically variable rules and punishments are historically variable deviance examples tattoosSerious Misconducts result in serious social reactions formal punishments indicated by criminal code various institutions intervene the police also have rules and are conducted by the governmentpicture of jail prisoners on bedsand picture of people being hungserious crimes 2 Theoretical Deviance deviating from the accepted worldviewworldview o common ways of seeingexplaining the world o natural and or socialo religious scientific ideological
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