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SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Pierre Bourdieu, Cultural Capital, Symbolic Power
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SY101 Lecture 11 Social Stratification Pierre Bourdieu - A figure with a lot of public intellect - He combined Marxist and Webers theory - Presented the idea that economic and social status dont always vary the same way o ...

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SY101
Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Gary Becker, Human Capital, Gender Pay Gap
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SY101 Lecture 10 Social Stratification Social Stratification: - The functionalist perspective is very individualistic o i.e. people are poor because they lack natural talents therefore they should not be rewarded o very he...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Total Institution
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SY101 Lecture 9 Socialization Socialization - Learn to become members of society - Internalize norms, values and social roles - Role: expectations attached to different social positions - Nature vs...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture 8: SY101 Lecture 8 Culture 2
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SY101 Lecture 8: Culture 2 3 Biases in Commonsense Notions of Culture - 1. Culture is relative (garden gnomes idea from previous lecture) - 2. Culture creates social differences - 3. Culture is exclusive (closed sphere esp...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Starbucks, High Culture, Upper Class
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SY101 Lecture 7: Sociology of Culture 1 Common Sense Notions of Culture in Canada - High Culture: all the traditions, languages, symbols, values, ideologies and materials that are in association with those of the upper cla...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Western Electric, Hawthorne Effect, Scientific Control
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SY101 Lecture 4 Sociological Research Methods 2 Industrial Strife: - In North America, there were many issues in the workplace, factory owners began to get scared as employees were demanding better treatment...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture 5: SY101 Lecture 5 Sociological Research Methods 1
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SY101 Lecture 5 Sociological Research Methods 1 Research Cycle Steps: 1. Formulate a Question 2. Review Literature that currently exists 3. Choose a Method (Qualitative or Quantitative) 4. Collec...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018 Lecture 4 - Erving Goffman, Symbolic interactionism, Gender equality
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SY101 Lecture 4 Sociological Theories 2 Symbolic Interactionism Main focus: microstructures (face to face interactions) Social reality is made up of daily interactions Focus on the idea of Human Agency...

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Greg Bird
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Multiple Choice
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SY 101 Lecture 22 Bureaucracy and the Corporation Barry Schwartz Our loss of wisdom Makes a passionate call for practical wisdom as an antidote to a society gone wrong TED talk Our loss of wisdom argues powerf

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Red Tape, Ideal Type, Peter Principle
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SY 101 Lecture 21 Bureaucracy The Corporation Rationalization of Society Appearance of rules, efficiency and practical results as the right way to approach human affair characteristics of industrial societies Weber Protes...

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Social Class, Seefeel, Symbolic Interactionism
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SY 101 Lecture 20 Inequalities in Aging Relationship between Abusers and Abused More often abused by spousechildren than paid caregiversvolunteers Number of Abusers Often assumed that older adults are the victims of one ab...

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Ageism, Baby Bottle, Gerontology
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SY 101 Lecture 19 Inequalities in Aging Depictions of Aging We do not value age in our society Boomers will be pumping millions into anti aging industry Theoretical Perspective on Aging Ageism is an increasingly central fe...

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: United States House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform, Population Pyramid
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SY 101 Lecture 18 Inequalities in Age Age is something we all experience in some way Stratifying aspect in society Socially constructed What is Old ? What does it look like? When does one get old? Chronological, biological...

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Ruling Class, Social Environment, Selective Perception
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Lecture 17 - SY 101 -Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity - Sociological Perspectives - Functionalists - Conflict Theories - Symbolic Interactionists - Global Intergroup Relations (6 Patterns) o Genocide o Populatio...

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
SY101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Dick Pound, Ethnocentrism, Ted (Conference)
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SY 101 Lecture 15 Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity Dick Pound International Olympic Committee Member for Canada Described North American Natives as savages 400 years ago, Canada was a land of savages Discrimination and P...

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Kimberly Ellis- Hale
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

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Administrative Law - Reference Guides

Administrative law directly influences the life of every American citizen. All local, state and federal agencies operate pursuant to general Administrative law principles. An understanding of all administrative law functio...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Model Penal Code, Malice Aforethought, Unlawful Killing

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM CCriminal Law WHAT IS A CRIME? PARTIES TO CRIMES ...

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Sociology - Reference Guides

Sociology is the study of the principles that underlie social order. In this concise Guide, the reader has ready access to clear explanations and examples of important sociological theories. The often complex and contradic...

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