SOAN 2112 Lecture Notes - Erving Goffman, Social Fact, Complex Number

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March 22, 2013 Final Exam Information AND Lecture SOC2111/2
Final Exam Thursday, April 18, 2013 7:00PM 9:00PM
- 20% of grade
- - could be from lectures, guest lectures, assigned readings and visuals
- ill be based on the material covered in lecture and readings on the theorists
and theories of Nightingale, Marx, Engels, Weber, Durkheim, Chicago School,
Thomas, Addams, Symbolic Interactionism, Mead and Goffman
- you may be asked to relate some of the above theorist’s ideas to earlier
theorists or theories covered in the course at an earlier point
- it’s out of 40 marks
- Section A Multiple Choice 5 questions
- Section B Short Answer 2 out of 4 questions half to three quarters of a
page
o 10 marks each for a total of 20
- Section C Short answer 1 out of 2 questions
o answer is worth 15 marks
- Office Hours:
o Posted on the newsfeed of courselink
Society in ‘Man’
- These three are types of suicide
- 1) egoistic the product of relatively weak group integration; social cohesion
in small
o found in Modern societies where there is much emphasis on the
individual
o more individuality is expressed
- suicide varies inversely with the degree of integration
- 2) altruistic very high degree of integration of the individual into society, or
into the social group
- 3) anomic economic crisis or extreme prosperity
o lack of regulation where societal rules have broken down
o individual phenomenon whose causes are essentially social
o Durkheim maintained that moderate levels of both integration and
regulation were needed to ensure a send of collective solidarity and
ultimately protect individual from suicide
Summary and Conclusions of Durkheim
- he was deeply troubled by the condition of modernity:
- the rationalism of science, the complex division of labour brought on by
industrialization
- needs to be a recognition and respect for the rights of others in the pursuit of
a just social order
- one of the main founders of modern sociology (along with Marx and Engels)
- offered a coherent theory of society in this functionalist perspective used a
variety of specific works clear sense of writing, others say he is too
simplistic
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March 22, 2013 final exam information and lecture soc2111/2. Final exam thursday, april 18, 2013 7:00pm 9:00pm. Could be from lectures, guest lectures, assigned readings and visuals ill be based on the material covered in lecture and readings on the theorists and theories of nightingale, marx, engels, weber, durkheim, chicago school, You may be asked to relate some of the above theorist"s ideas to earlier theorists or theories covered in the course at an earlier point it"s out of 40 marks. Section a multiple choice 5 questions. Section b short answer 2 out of 4 questions half to three quarters of a page: 10 marks each for a total of 20. Section c short answer 1 out of 2 questions: answer is worth 15 marks. Office hours: posted on the newsfeed of courselink. 2) altruistic very high degree of integration of the individual into society, or into the social group.

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