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SYG 2010 Lecture 1: Chapter 1 Studying Socail Problems

Chapter 1: Studying Social Problems The Sociological Imagination Sociology: the systematic study of human societies Society: people who live within a territory and share many patterns and behavior Culture: refers to a way ...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Death, Sandwich Generation
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Fatherhood Premium men with children are assumed to be more committed to the company because they are the family breadwinner The Second Shift women doing majority of housework while also working for a wage outside of h...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Civil Rights Act Of 1964, Pink-Collar Worker
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Reinforcing Patriarchy: Language -He means us -Mankind -BITCH -Studs versus bimbos Reinforcing Patriarchy: Behavior -Gender inequalities can be reproduced and resisted in everyday interactions -Differences in mixed-se...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Emotion Work, Femininity, Masculinity
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Power the ability of persons or groups to command compliance from other persons or groups, even in the face of opposition Gender stratification the ranking of the sexes in such a way that women are unequal in power, re...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Working Poor, Theory-Theory, Social Inequality
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About _____ million people will experience homelessness in a given year 3.5 (1.4 are children) Gender & Poverty -Gender: Over half of poor families are headed by a single woman -2/3 of adults in poverty are women -Hous...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Friedrich Engels, Class Stratification, Social Stratification
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Privilege/Power When one group has something of value that is denied to others simply because of the groups they belong to, rather than for having done or failing to do anything Power elite small group is made up of th...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Snowbelt, Overurbanization, Redlining
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What is Urbanization? Population shifts from Rural to Urban. Urbanization is usually achieved with... Increasing Population Density. As the Industrial Economy grew, people were drawn by work in...(2) 1. Factories 2....

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Urban Sociology
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These 3 groups of people are more likely to receive information from Doctors. 1. Young 2. Educated 3. Inquisitive Summarize the Gender Dimension of Health Inequality (1). 1. Women live longer than men, but experience h...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Underemployment, Devaluation, General Practitioner
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Summarize the Feminist Perspective on Work (2). 1. Work is a Gendered Institution 2. There is a Sexual Division of Labor and a Devaluation of Women's Work (STN): There is no single occupation in the world where women ...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Deindustrialization, Deskilling, Codependency
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What was the Industrial Revolution? An economic shift from Agriculture to Industry. When did the Industrial Revolution occur? Late 18th Century - Early 19th Century During the Industrial Revolution, Family Production ...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: A Nation At Risk, Ageism, Adult World
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What is a Stigma? A discrediting attitude. How do Stigmas affect aging? Older adults are discredited in society, stereotyped as less capable, fragile, weak, and frail. What is Ageism? Stereotyping/Discrimination of o...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Human Capital, Age Concern, Shared Belief
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Summarize the Interactionist Perspective on Gender. (1) -Argues that we need to sort individuals into categories such as race and gender and this sets the production of gender difference and inequality into motion The c...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Gender Role, Ethnocentrism
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Fraser theorized that the welfare system is _________ and __________ among gender lines. Separate; Unequal. What are the 2 types of Welfare Programs? (Fraser) 1. Masculine 2. Feminine What are Masculine Welfare Progra...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Symbolic Interactionism, Herbert J. Gans
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What is the Patriarchal Structure? Idea that the basis of social problems in our society is the male domination of women through devaluation. Define Interactionist Perspective. We create and maintain our social reality...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
SYG 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Class Consciousness, Proletariat, Bourgeoisie
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What is a Function? A consequence of a certain social structure that helps to maintain social order. (STN): Even ostensibly negative social structures can have functions. What is a Dysfunction? Negative consequence of ...

Sociology
SYG 2010
Susan Cowley
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

Business Administration
BUS 343
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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...

Business Admin - Mgt
MGMT 10
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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 ...

LAW
LAW 405
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LAW
LAW 405
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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...

Sociology
SOCA02H3
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