TAMU SOCI 205 - Social Groups (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
24
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Soci 205 - Intro To Sociology
Edition:
1

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SOCI 205 1st Edition Lecture 24 Outline of Last Lecture II Conflict Perspective III Symbolic Interactionism Labeling Theory IV Reading Discussion Western and Pettit Outline of Current Lecture II Social Groups Current Lecture II Social Groups a Social Groups a collection of people with a common identity who regularly interact and who behave in patterned ways b In Groups and Out Groups i In group we 1 Loyalty and respect ii Out group they 1 Antagonism and contempt iii Tocqueville Democracy in America 1 Based on visits in 1830s 2 American Democracy participation in civic and religious organizations iv Robert Putnam 2000 1 Since 1960s civic engagement is in decline a Drop in attending meetings family dinners having friends over for dinner Putnam suggests these declines are concerning for social and civil life 2 Putnam Bowling Alone a How is bowling in a league different from bowling alone i You are held accountable for attendance score etc 3 Social Capital a Social Capital social networks and norms of reciprocity and trustworthiness among individuals b Why is social capital in decline Putnam 4 Criticisms a Changing Economy These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute i For most workers wages have been flat since 1970s ii More women working outside home today than prior to the 1970s b Relations are less formal today i E g Social media such as FB twitter c Organizations i Organization a large group of individuals engaged in a concerted effort to achieve a common purpose ii Formal Organization explicit rules regulations and procedures 5 Weber s Ideal Bureaucracy ideal meaning pure not desirable a Hierarchy of authority i Chain of command from top to bottom enables the coordination of decision b Division of labor i Each separate labor have different sets of tasks c Criticisms of Bureaucracy i Marx and alienation 1 Workers are alienated a Mentally b Fellow workers c



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