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Erik Schneiderhan

SOC232 Lecture 3 Jan 17, 2011 Jane Addams only sociologist to win Nobel Prize Advocate for the poor and women Hull-House led to ideas about social work and how its done Founders of modern sociology Chicago School Propinquity = to relate with your neighbour and reciprocal relations bw neighbours is essenceof social life for Addams = nearness cant know whats happening without experiencing Pragmatism In reading: Division of labour (breaking work into smaller, mindless task) is a problem because women are put into these menial jobs that arent about craft but production for capitalists. Addams is very keen on unionism thousands of us but one of them but power is on their side so need unionism to engage in struggle with ER Themes: Div of labour, power, inequality, unions William James Part of Metaphysical club Du Bois was James student Was also a Pragmatist like Addams something was true if it worked and false if didnt but its part of the doing whats the difference that makes the difference Classic formulization of the idea of the Social self as opposed to Not a natural thing as the self James broadening what we think about the self p.158-9 we seethem dealing with a fluctuating material, the same object sometimes being part of me...his clothes, reputation and work there are 3 basic types for the self material, social, spiritual (about doing things) Dont think about me in monolithic terms (one entity), break up the me and sometimes these parts can conflict think about the self in social terms what u think of me W.E.B. Du Bois First black man to recv doctorate from Harvard, also activist Keep idea of me in mind when reading Du Bois Double consciousness captures enigma of being African American Song in reading black and white culture both have something to say in equal measure Double consciousness + veil came to him in revelation when he was exchanging cards at school and the white girl didnt accept his card it dawned on him that he
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