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MCGILLSWRK 423Suzanne GrayFall

SWRK 423 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Class Consciousness, Talcott Parsons, Conflict Theories

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They believe they are free to do whatever they want: they believe the system or society is so big they are unable to do anything to change it. The abil
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MCGILLSWRK 423Suzanne GrayFall

SWRK 423 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Girl Power, Consumerism, Global Catastrophic Risk

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C. wright mills: laid foundations for modern conflict theory. Conducted research on american politics and class structure. Power is highly concentrated
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MCGILLSWRK 423Suzanne GrayFall

SWRK 423 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Edward Sapir, Marvin Harris, Cattle In Religion And Mythology

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Widely shared and passed from one generation to the next. Sociologists define culture as the ideas, practices, and material objects that people create
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MCGILLSWRK 423Suzanne GrayWinter

SWRK 423 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Social Forces

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Suicide appears to be an antisocial and non-antisocial act. Likely focus on individual"s state of mind rather than state of society. Emile durkheim: sh
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MCGILLSWRK 423Suzanne GrayFall

SWRK 423 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Ozzy Osbourne, Consumerism, George Ritzer

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Provides us w/ an opportunity to exercise our freedom: it constrains us existing cultures put limits on what we can think and do. Culture used to be re
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