ISU SOA 106 - A Little Bit of Everything (2 pages)

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Today's notes have a little bit of everything, it finishes up on what was discussed on Wednesday and starts what we will be discussing on Monday.


Lecture number:
9
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Soa 106 - Introduction to Sociology
Edition:
1
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SOA 106 1st Edition Lecture 9 Outline of Last Lecture I What is Culture II Why is Culture SIgnificant III Material Culture IV Non Material Culture Outline of Current Lecture II Norms III Values IV Power and Culture V Significance of Culture VI Socialization Current Lecture Norms Sanctions the way we enforce norms Ex giving someone a dirty look in the elevator because they only took it to the second floor Norms emerge because we enforce them by shit talking people who try to break them Most rules that govern us are not written down Values Values standards defining what a group or society considers good desirable right or important waiting to have sex until marriage respecting your elders freedom children money education hard work equal opportunity Power and Culture Assigning meaning to symbols is often contentious and contested meaning only people in power have the ability to assign meaning to things Illini Chief those with power get to define what the symbols mean Power has influence over culture Significance of Culture Need it to survive Guides human behavior Gives meaning to our lives Socialization Socialization the process by which individuals internalize the values beliefs and norms of a given society and learn to function as its members how we learn culture life long process of acquiring culture Agents of socialization family school peer groups media work church religion



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