[SA 150] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes fot the exam (75 pages long!)

264 views75 pages
SFU
SA 150
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 75 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 75 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Introduction to sociology
Learning objectives
How sociological perspective helps understand social world
History and development of sociology
3 major approaches to sociology
Sociology
Study of individuals as members of social groups
Study of social groups and behaviour
What happens when people get together
Sociological perspective
Sociological perspective
Seeing the general in the particular
Learn to see general social problems in lives of individuals
Sees how society shapes us
Seeing the strange in the familiar
When the familiar becomes strange again
Hard recognizing how social forces shapes us
Seeing society in our everyday lives
Contexualize the individual
Individual gives us context to the collective picture
Example, child birth------> society compels you to have children
Male, single, rich= higher suicide rates
Why?
Lonely
Poor depended on people more than the rich
For income
Men have more freedom
Women have fewer social choices
Durkheim- first sociologist asked this question
Sociological imagination
Formed by Mills
Quality of mind, certain way of looking at the world
Linking private matters to the social world
Ex, suicide
Have little say in the social world
Ex, cant pick our gender, parents, etc
Personal problems become public issues
Attawapiskat suicide emergency
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 75 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Dislocated
People experience social isolation will lead to suicide
Colonialism
Residential schools
Destroyed cultures= social isolation
Fatalism
Choices are limited
No hope
Sociology does not equal common sense
Not reliable
Misleading
Critical investigation of a social phenomenon
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 75 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Document Summary

How sociological perspective helps understand social world. Study of individuals as members of social groups. Learn to see general social problems in lives of individuals. Hard recognizing how social forces shapes us. Example, child birth------> society compels you to have children. Individual gives us context to the collective picture. Poor depended on people more than the rich. Quality of mind, certain way of looking at the world. Linking private matters to the social world. Have little say in the social world. Ex, cant pick our gender, parents, etc. People experience social isolation will lead to suicide. Scientific revolution generated how we look at the world. Medieval city was not full of people. People pushed out into the city to look for jobs. People were not homeless in feudal society. Readical, propalsing a new way to do politics. Challenged the church and king to rule. All of europe are rocked by revolution. Every society must progress through the 3 stages.

Get access

Grade+20% OFF
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers