SOC 1100 Chapter Notes -Canadian Tire, Social Forces, Cultural Universal

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Sociology is the systematic study of human society. Sociological perspective is also seeing the strange in the familiar. College/university attendance is the norm for people between 18-24 in this day and age in our society. Other factors include socio-economic background (higher education is expensive), race/ethnicity, and religion: therefore it isn"t reasonable to say that attending university/college is a personal choice. Society influences personal choice: think about how many kids a woman has. It appears to be a personal choice but society is really influencing you to have a certain number (i. e. in the states the average is 2, in. In durkheim"s time, men had more freedom than women and therefore less social ties. Two situations help people see clearly how society shapes individual lives: living through a social crisis, living on the margins of society. Becoming aware of gender inequality has caused some men and women to try to reduce it.

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