Class Notes (838,343)
Canada (510,861)
York University (35,470)
Social Science (3,019)
SOSC 2730 (24)
Lewis Code (23)

Lecture 1.docx

2 Pages
Unlock Document

Social Science
SOSC 2730
Lewis Code

Lecture 1 - September 15, 2011 (Readings: Chapter 1 and 2) What is Culture? • arts, customs, habits, beliefs. values, history NIMBY - Not In My Backyard - nimby syndrome - private property, people don’t want roads built over their houses --- hard to move backward with infrastructure therefore move forward, build around already made structures Toronto 1850’s were about: • Financial advances • production and progress • smoke from coals was seen as good because it showed progress *Values of the city have changed since the past* Culture of 1920’s: • ethics • role of business • progess What is a City? • a settlement with an important status that makes is different from a town - a city has more human created structures than the area surrounding it • the term city is used to designate an urban settlement with a large population (special administrative, legal and historical status) Agricultire Revolution (10,000 BCE) • domestication of plants and livestock • as food source goes up; sustains higher populations • more food = more dif
More Less

Related notes for SOSC 2730

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.