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Date

Topic

(1)

M 8-25

Course overview

(2)

W 8-27

The sociological paradox

(3)

F 8-29

The sociological paradox, continued

M 9-1

NO CLASS

(4)

W 9-3 Obedience to authority

(5)

F 9-5

Social order in emergency situations

(6)

M 9-8

Three perspectives on sociology   

(7)

W 9-10

Three perspectives on sociology/The social construction of reality

(8)

F 9-12

The social construction of reality

(9)

M 9-15

Sociological research methods

(10)

W 9-17

Historical monuments as material culture

(11)

F 9-19

The sociology of emotions

(12)

M 9-22

Introduction to socialization

(13)

W 9-24

Gender socialization

(14)

F 9-26

Review for exam #1  

(15)

M 9-29 EXAM #1   

(16)

W 10-1

Social construction of beauty

(17)

F 10-3

Social constructino of beauty/The dramaturgical perspective

  *Part 1 due for course projects*

(18)

M 10-6

Managing and mismanaging impressions

(19)

W 10-8

The social organization of sex

(20)

F 10-10

The social organization of sex/Decline of the American Family?

(21)

M 10-13

Decline of the American family?/Measuring & labeling deviance

(22)

W 10-15

Measuring & labeling deviance, continued

(23)

F 10-17

Power and deviance

(24)

M 10-20

Social dilemmas/bureaucracy

(25)

W 10-22

McDonaldization

(26)
F 10-24 McDonaldization/Religious conversions

(27)

M 10-27

Social movements

(28)

W 10-29

Social movements, continued

(29)

F 10-31

Review for exam #2

(30)

M 11-3

EXAM #2

(31)

W 11-5

Stratification from cradle to grave

(32)

F 11-7

Explanations of stratification

(33)

M 11-10

Distribution of economic resources

(34)

W 11-12

The poor and the homeless

(35)

F 11-14

Campus riots

  *Part 2 due for course projects*

(36)

M 11-17

The social construction of race

(37)

W 11-19

The social construction of reace/White privilege

(38)

F 11-21

White privilege/The black-white income gap

***Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 24-28) ***

(39)

M 12-1

(40)

W 12-3

Gender & language

(41)

F 12-5

The second shift/The male-female pay gap

(42)

M 12-8

The male-female pay gap/Birth cohorts

(43)

W 12-10

Birth cohorts/Demographic trends

(44)

F 12-12

Review for final exam

 

M 12-15

FINAL EXAM (1210 LeBaron at 2:15 p.m.)

Warning

These files contain the Keynote slides from my lectures. I have provided them as an aid to students who have attended the lectures and to those who miss a lecture for legimate reasons (e.g., illness). They should not be used as a substitute for attending lecture.

These slides do not contain everything I say in lecture, only the outline from which I work.

If you miss class, these slides should be used in conjunction with notes from a classmate. You can also go over them with a Sociology Central TA.