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lec2 THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIET

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC388H1
Professor
Vanina Leschziner
Semester
Winter

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outlineindividual society relationshipfunctionalism Emile Durkheim 18581917 o organismic metaphor o society see society as a body and needs every organs in order for it to function brain is the most important organcollective consciousness is the brain that keep the people in society together commonly shared norms traditioncollective consciousness to Durkheim is a social factrational necessary basic things that keep a society togetherthings every shares we maintain them since they allow for the function of a society even they might not even make sensesentiments norms and beliefs we sharecollective consciousness is very realnot every society has the same degree of collective consciousness high collective consciousness exist in countries with more similar people countries that is more collective which dont encourage individualism and independencemore division of labor the less collectiveconsciousness when we develop less similar function o social fact o solidarity social integration the more different we are more individual consciousness we havemechanical solida
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