Chapter 7 “Some of the world’s nations are wealthy, others poor, and some in between” (Henslin 2015, page 188) I feel like in our society we feel so “whole” and live life on the run that we sometimes don’t stop and think about how different each and every one of us are. My family has always been a working family. I remember my mom telling me stories about how they’ve come from nothing to where they are now. I was raised that things aren’t given to you when you ask for them, you must work for them. I remember living in small trailers to now them living on acreage and a nice house they both worked so hard for. My parents have taught me that family is always number one no matter what we always stick together. They have been married 35 years now and have taught me so much about life and marriage. I wanted to find someone that worked hard and took care of me like my dad has for my mom and I have found that man. Marriage is a very hard thing to keep up but with their traits they have taught me, I have learned that no matter what the problem, there can always be a solution to work through. Education is important to me because as I mentioned before, my parents work from the bottom to the top because they are both high school drop outs but both got their GED. In today’s world, it’s almost impossible to get a good job without having a college degree, even if you have years of experience. I watched my mom struggle to get jobs that I knew she would be great at but because she didn’t have that diploma in hand, employers wouldn’t/couldn’t hire her. They were like typical parents of a teen that wanted to be sure their child did their best in high school to graduate and to go onto college. I did graduate from high school and did little college right after that but down the road thought I was the cool one and could make it without a degree. I am now a Certified Medical Assistant working on my RN as a wife and mother. It is very important to me that I pass onto my children that no matter what, it will be easier to just keep going for their dreams and finish college. My physical and mental health have always been good thanks for my parents for always being open with me and teaching me that it’s good that I care for myself and my family. My grandparents did have health issues while I was growing up that I remember then going through and don’t wish for anyone. That has taught me as well that it’s good to always go in for any issues you might have that are persistent and/or getting an annual checkup. I am now passing that down to my children with taking them to their annual checkups and making sure they are up to
Principles of Sociology
Chapter 1 Study Guide
*Directions: To get the best use of this study guide, study for personal understanding instead of simple memorization. Your tests will have scenarios on them and simple recall questions. In scenarios, one must apply what is known; therefore, if you just memorize and do not understand what you have memorized, you will not succeed.
*The questions below are not the questions that are on the test; however, the topics they include will be on the test:…
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1. Quizzes: There are five quizzes in this class. Quizzes are multiple choice tests designed to see if you are keeping up with the reading…
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In life everyone is born to do something, for Ronda Rousey that something is fighting. Not only has Ronda fought physically but has also fought to disprove critics of men’s based physical sports, break gender inequality barriers such as traditional gender roles and has overcome sex segregation in the work place. Not only has she had success against her opponents in the…
Chapter One: The Sociological Perspective
* Watch CNN, Rachael Madeau
* Watch CNN, Ferrerd Zakary (Sunday @ 7 and/or 10am)
* Listen to 620 AM Radio, Lars Larsen and Rush Limbaugh (@ 6am)
* Read Howard Zen’s “People’s history of the United States”, Del stated that this is a fairly accurate description of the U.S. “Howard Zen died in a swimming pool…”
* Read Louis Yankolovich’s “New Rules: Living in a world turned upside down.”
SYG 2000 – Study Questions
Chapter 1: Sociology & the Real World
1. What is the difference between practical and scientific knowledge?
2. Define sociology -is one of the social sciences— disciplines that examine the human or social world. The systematic study of human and society and social interaction
3. What is the importance of Howard Becker’s definition of sociology? sociology is the study of people doing things together because neither the individual nor society exist independently of one…
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International Mon¥tary Fund, 1977.
3. International Monetary Fund, Surveys
of African Economies, vol. 7, Algeria, Mali,
Morocco, and Tunisia (Washington, D.C.:
International Moqetary Fund, 1977).
Tortelli, Anthony B., e4. Sociology Approaching
the Twenty-first,Cc;htury. Los Angeles: Peter
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4. Anthony B. Tortelli, ed., Sociology
Approaching the Twenty-first Century…
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Sociology 201-104 & 105
Introduction to Sociology
Days and Times When the Course Meets 9:30-10:45am TR
Instructor: Kay Boston, Professor
Office Hours: 9:00-11:30am MW; 8:00-9:30am TR;
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Textbook: Henslin, James. Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach.
10th Ed. Pearson: New Jersey, 2013.
Software requirements: Microsoft…
1. Sociology: the scientific study of society and human behavior
Sociological perspective: understanding human behavior by placing it within its broader social contexts – the relationship between what people do and the social settings that shape their behavior.
Society: people who share a culture and territory.
2. Science: the application of systematic methods to obtain knowledge and the knowledge obtained by those methods.
3. Sociology emerged about in the middle…
Chapter 1 Review
1. Sociological perspective- stresses the social contexts in which people live. It examines how these contexts influence people’s lives.
2. Auguste Comte- positivism- scientific method held the key to answering such questions. Scientific method had revealed the law of gravity- study of society.
3. Herbert Spencer- social reform- second founder of sociology- survival of the fittest- (Darwin)- social reform- societies are evolving going from lower to higher. As generations pass…