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SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Washoe County School District, Symbolic Interactionism, Hidden Curriculum

Education Definitions  Education – transmission of society’s norms, values, and knowledge base by means of direct instruction  Formal education – education that occurs within academic institutions ...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Social Change, New Social Movements, Proletariat

Social Movements  Urbanization has brought people together both in body and in spirit  As society has become increasingly urban, it has also become increasingly diverse  Many social movements arose in th...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Vedas, Easter Bunny, Nontheistic Religions

The Sociology of Religion  Religion is a controversial topic  Here we focus on the role religion plays in society o Historically o Contemporarily o This is not the scienc...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Health Equity, Measles, Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

The Sociology of Health Health is a Product of Culture  Perceptions of health and illness is defined by our culture  Americans have one perspective of health and illness o Other cultures have other...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Nuclear Family

Families and Societies What is a Family?  Family – two or more individuals who identify themselves as being related to one another, usually by blood, marriage, or adoption, and who share intimate relationship...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Henri Tajfel, Egalitarianism, Implicit Stereotype

Prejudice and Discrimination  A hot topic  People are wired to prefer what is similar to them and categorize what is not similar to them Definitions  Stereotype – generalization of a characterist...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: North American Free Trade Agreement, Gentrification, Urban Renewal

Urbanization Urbanization  World’s population is increasing at a rapid rate o Population has grown more since 1950 than it did in the preceding 4 million years o Sustainable?  People ar...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Cognitive Dissonance, Endogamy, Monogamy

Families and Society Part II Modern Family  Culture of the American Family has evolved tremendously  Who can get married has drastically changed Families in Modern Society  Young people getting marri...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Achieved Status, Social Inequality, Blue-Collar Worker

Social Class and Inequality: Poverty and Income Inequality in the U.S. History of Money  As human societies evolved, so did our money Economic Systems and Technology Revolution  Pastoral/Nomadic Living ...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Occupational Segregation, Occupational Inequality, Liberal Feminism

Gender and Society: Part II Head of Household The number of women who tell the Census they are the head of their house Occupational Trends Womens independence has been a long process, starting in the industri...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Sexual Orientation, Femininity, Childbirth

Gender and Society: Part 1 Introduction Gender is an identity o Influences every aspect of who we are Gender is a social construction Gender roles and gender expectations vary across societies...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Social Constructionism, Racialization, Individualism

Race and Ethnicity in the United States Definitions Race dividing people into populations or groups on the basis of various sets of physical characteristics thought to be a result from genetic ancestry ...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Elite, Bourgeoisie, Dependency Theory

Katies Lecture United States is VERY PROSPEROUS We are the rich neighborhood in the world o About 5% of the worlds population o Consume 20% of the worlds resources (oil, coal, natural gas) ...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Motor Vehicle Theft, Arson, Organized Crime

Deviance What do we Mean by Deviance? Deviance any attitude, behavior, or condition that violates cultural norms or societal laws and results in disapproval, hostility, or sanction Everyone partakes in...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Reference Group, Groupthink, Group Dynamics

Groups, Organizations, and Bureaucracies The Nature of Groups We belong to many groups All groups influence how we act and think Power of Groups Groups are how we define ourselves and determine how we are supposed to beh...

Sociology
SOC 101
Joshua Padilla
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

Business Administration
BUS 343
All Professors
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
All Professors
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
All Professors
LAW
LAW 405
All Professors
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
All Professors

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