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SOC 1100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Labeling Theory, Social Control, Collective Behavior


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC 1100
Professor
Linda Gerber
Study Guide
Final

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Sociology 1100
FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGY
Sociological perspectives
oStructural-Functional, Symbolic-Interaction, Social Conflict, Feminism,
Postermodernism
Sociological Investigations
oScience, concepts, variables and measurements
oScientific sociology, interpretive, critical sociology tie into which
perspectives
oTheories and methods
FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIETY
Culture: the essential ingredient (language, symbols)
Society: evolution, Marx, Weber, Durkheim tie into which perspectives
Socialization: humanity, the process, agents (family, school, friends, media,
religion)
Social Interaction: status, role, performance, dramaturgical analysis (status)
Groups & Organizations: dyads/triads, groups, networks, formal organizations,
bureaucracy
o(Groups – contact with each other; not necessarily so with networks)
o(Bureaucracy – government)
Sexuality: Sex = biological; gender = social construct; sexual revolution,
orientation
Deviance: Social control, strain theory, labelling theory, crime, criminal justice
oDeviance exists everywhere
oSocial control happens everywhere many agents (structural-functional)
oStrain Theory – Robert Merton (structural-functional) might be a lack of
fit between want and goals and the means of getting there; there are people
who accept the goals but reject the means
oLabelling theory – primary and secondary deviance first deviant
behaviour observed? If so, labelled more likely to repeat deviance
SOCIAL INEQUALITY
Social stratification (only cover a part)
Social class in Canada
Global stratification (only cover a part)
Gender & stratification
Race & ethnicity
Aging and the elderly (only cover a part
SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
The economy & work
Politics and government
Family
Religion (only cover a part)
Education not the campus, but what goes on
Health & medicine (only cover a part)
SOCIAL CHANGE
Population, urbanization & the environment (only cover part)
Collective behaviour & social movements (only cover part)
Social change: traditional, modern and postmodern societies (only cover part)