SOC 1100 Study Guide - Symbolic Interactionism, Social Stratification, Structural Functionalism

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Published on 13 Apr 2013
School
University of Guelph
Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 1100
Professor
Sociology: A Review
*exam covers everything after the midterm, expect for the pre-midterm readings on courselink!
“The foundations of sociology” (titles in textbook)
*the sociological perspectives
-structural functionalism, symbolic interactionism, social conflict, plus feminism and postmodernism
*sociological Investigation
-science: concepts, variables, measurement
-scientific sociology, interpretive sociology, and critical sociology
-theory and methods
“The foundations of society”
*Culture: the essential ingredient
*Society: evolution, Marx, Weber, Durkheim
*Socialization: humanity, the process, agents (family, education, peers)
*Social Interaction: status, role, performance, dramaturgical analysis
*Groups and organizations: dyads/triads, groups, networks, (people you don’t know, i.e. Facebook)
formal org’ns, bureaucracy (massive, government)
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*Sexuality: sex=biological; gender=social construct; sexual revolution/orientation
*Deviance: social control (structural functional), strain theory (structural functional), labeling theory,
crime, criminal justice
“Social inequality”
**social stratification did not cover
**global stratification did not cover
**aging and elderly did not cover
*social class in Canada
*gender and stratification
*race and ethnicity
“Social institutions” – meets the needs of people within a society
*the economy and work
*politics and government
*family
*education
**religion did not cover
**health and medicine did not cover
“Social change
*did not cover many chapter in this subject area
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