Sociology Mid Term The only thing that could maybe save our gade

Sociology Mid Term The only thing that could maybe save our gade

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Postmodernism Micro–The polotics of culture constructed through social interaction with our human agency that produces hyperral culture that controls human behavior, conditions, and destiny
Functionalsim Macro–Contributes to social order/stability or social solidarity that is, homeostasis needs(universal + homogenous culture) of the whole social structure
Social Conflict Macro–Socio-structural forces operating through the ideology of scarcity, creating competition over valvued resoures that produces inequalities.
Manifest Function Functions of societal elements and procsses that are intended and obvious or commonly recognized
Latent Function Functions of societal elements and processes that are unintended and often provided hidden contributions to societal homeostasis
Macrosociology The power of large and powerful social forces such as history, Culture, Political, Economy, and/or Social Closures creates social scripts or designs for our lives
Sociological Imagination AN approach to sociology that attemps to make sense of the personal experiences of individuals within th e societal context in which these experiences occur and relate them to public issues
Social Construction The idea that the social world consits of a number of shared understandings about what it means to be female of male, rich or poor, that humans have reached and reinforced over-time
Social Contruction of reality The ability or power of individuals to shape their lives and society to subjectively define interaction situations and act upon them
Qualitative Research Research used to gather information that cannot be expressed numberically
Microsociology The power of small social forces such as human agency. Provides us the power to choose to rewrite social scrips or redesign lives within the context of the social world
Social Script The unwritten guidelines that people follow during social interactions in order to fulfill the expectations associated with the situation and the roles of the actors involved
Social Structre Any enduring, predictable pattern of social relations among people in society
Four Pillars of Science 1. Empirical evidence2. Theory3. Scientific Method4. Logical reasoning
Gesselshaft Social relations based on impersonal ties, as duty to a society or organization (society)
Gemeinschaft Social relations between individual, based on close personal and /or family ties (community)
Feminism Male dominance or patriarchy that privileges males and produces inequality, oppression and sexism against famles
7 Paradigms 1. Functionalism2. Post Modernism3. Social Conflict4. Feminism5. Interactionalism6. Biosociology (DNA)7. Psychology (mental)
Interactionalism Individuals as human agents define situations and align their interactions with the definitions to construct reality

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