March 31 SOC388H1 (Final Lecture)
As social beings, we respond to our interpretations of situations – not the situation
What you experience, think, feel, in your everyday life is not usually about you; it has
broader social-structural origins.
How you make sense of these has to do with many different things – your gender,
sexuality, race, class, body, ability, culture, language etc.
Everything we read has been socially produced.
CLICHES (focus on this meaningless all-caps word rather than over thinking what you
One of the ways we are reproduced is through paperwork e.g. surveys.
When you are surveyed, the results obtained are not usually the same as the results given
How many libraries are at Uoft? 60+
“Knowledge is power’ – Sir Francis Bacon (Philosopher)
Can any of us think outside the box? The box