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The phenomena that two or more people can observe the same event but see it differently
Communities with LARGE family homes
Rationalization and Burealcracy
Class inequaity and conflict
Social forces affect
British social reformer
American social reformer
African American who pioneered survey work in the U.S.
What are some contemporary careers in sociology ?
Journalists, demographers, counselors, social services, survey researchers, etc to name a few
Determined at birth
Aquired through the individual's own effort
Dominates all of a person's other status'
Behavior expected of someone who holds a particular status
Max Weber's Theory of Social Stratification
Includes class, status and power
Social prestiage (status) important aspect of theory
Europe, US, Japan (Richer countries)
Mexico, Brazil (Middle class)
Africa, Asia, Haiti (Poor areas)
How has globalization affected us today in the U.S. ?
A process is building connections between the othe regions of the world.
Ex. Food, fashion, music, animae, etc
What are Social Institutional Apparatuses ?
A complex social structure embedded with power and economic relations.
What is happening to our economy ?
Ours is shrinking while other economies are growing/expanding
Selling things to others
Ex. "Kidneys for Sale" story
What is Economy ?
Those organizations and processes through which good and services are produced (dentists), distrubted, and consumed.