SOSC1140 9.0: SELF, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
APPROACHES TO STUDYING SOCIAL CHANGE:
A SOCIOLOGICAL MODEL AND THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
How do we talk about the INDIVIDUAL and SOCIETY?
a) Buddhist quote:
b) McLuhan quote:
c) Culture is the light in the room
II. THE PROBLEM OF SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
How do we see our society if we are in our society?
How do we see ourselves if we are ourselves?
III. APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING SOCIETY:
THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE:
THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF REALITY
(Berger and Luckmann)