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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Noa MilmanSpring

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Urban Sprawl

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The rise and fall of mass rail transit. Corporations found common cause in organizing transportation to suit their interests, and the romance of americ
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 103Donald TomaskovFall

SOCIOL 103 Chapter 19: Health and Medicine

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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 103Donald TomaskovFall

SOCIOL 103 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1(sp): Friedrich Engels, The Sociological Imagination, Sociological Perspectives

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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Noa MilmanSpring

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Profit Motive, Social System

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We have to clear up the confusion between patriarchy as a kind of society and the people who participate in it. We must think about things like patriar
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 224brubakerSpring

SOCIOL 224 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Social Mobility, Social Class, Blue-Collar Worker

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Generational mobility: remain aware of historical oppression. In recent past, it was usually upward. Good paying skilled jobs are not as prevalent nowa
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 224brubakerSpring

SOCIOL 224 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: White Ethnic, Ethnic Group, Housing Segregation In The United States

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Declaration of independence: implied african americans and whites should have the same civil rights and the same ability to succeed in light of their t
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Noa MilmanSpring

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 30: Scapegoating, Microsociology

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Poverty is good for you, as long as you are not poor. Poverty affects everyone, because it has negative consequences and leads to dangerous actions (pr
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Paul KnudsonFall

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Macrosociology, Georg Simmel, Ethnography

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Social institution: a complex group of interdependent positions that perform a social role and reproduce themselves over time. Any institution in socie
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Noa MilmanSpring

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Sociobiology

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Biological theorizing has been used to naturalize social inequality (saying. Africans were well-suited for slavery because of their race character) Iq
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Jonathan R.WynnSpring

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6.2+3: Group Dynamics, Family Values

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Summarized and organized from introduction to sociology 2e, on openstax. 6. 1 introduction to groups and organization (here use tea party as an example
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 110Paul KnudsonFall

SOCIOL 110 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Peer Pressure, Achieved Status, Ascribed Status

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Socialization - the process by which we learn how to become a functioning member of society. The process through which individuals internalize the valu
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UMASS-AMHERSTSOCIOL 103Donald TomaskovFall

SOCIOL 103 Chapter Notes - Chapter 20: Population Connection, Cornucopian, Infant Mortality

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Fertility rate: a measure noting the number of children born within a society. Mortality rate: a measure of the number of people who die. Population co
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