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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 030
Professor
Stacy Silver
Semester
Spring

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Soc 030 Class 1 01/09/12 What is sociology? – Culture and contexts Ways to describeAmerica that other cultures don't have – Highways – Fast paced / availability: we expect 24/7 everything (stores, restaurants) – Fast food: less people cooking, spending less time together, cheap – Perception of mostly big cities – Consumerism: people want to buy things but don't have any money so they buy it on credit – Corporation names: used for sponsoring things – Competition / individualism: everyone wants to get to the top – TV / Media Culture – Culture differences betweenAmerican women and SaudiArabian women – Cartoon: What a cruel male dominated society, everything covered but her eyes
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