SOC 240 Self and Society Blog Center
Blog Bost Assignment 6: Final Paper Thesis
Provide an overview of your thesis statement for your final paper. Remember: a thesis tells the reader what your paper is about. A strong thesis statement underscores the topic or topics that will be discussed. It also summarizes the main arguments of the paper. The thesis statement is what drives your whole paper. This blog…
Course Feedback: How is the Course Working for you?
Please use this space to outline any changes or suggestions for the course. What kind of support or content is missing? Are there any mechanisms or learning strategies that would help you be more successful? Do you need more content, reading, clarification, examples etc. Please feel free to be honest and direct. I will take…
A Space for Questions:
Please feel free to use this space to ask questions about the course material. Ask questions or forward your position on the theories, perspectives, methodologies, and approaches that have been covered in this class. You can ask questions about the midterm exam, the final paper, or anything related to self and society. Note: It is…
Blog Assignment 5: The Self-Society Relationship.
Provide a brief overview of Chicago School SI and the Iowa/Indiana School SI. What are the main ideas of each orientation? What are the main differences regarding the self-society relationship? In your view, what orientation best describes the self-society relationship and why? If you feel that neither orientation properly describes the self-society relationship you may…
Blog Assignment 4: Compare and Contrast Symbolic Interactionism and Social Structure and Personality.
Provide a brief overview of both SI and SSP. Include what each approach emphasizes, their unit of analysis, and their primary method of data collection. TIP: Imagine you are explaining these concepts to a friend who has no background in sociological social psychology. The Crawford and Novak (2014) reading “What is Sociological Social Psychology” will be…
Blog Post Assignment 3: James, Cooley, Mead
Provide an overview of James’s empirical self the “I” and the “Me,” Cooley’s “looking glass self,” and Mead’s interacting self. TIP: Imagine you are explaining this to a friend who has no background in sociological social psychology. What are the basic ideas? Remember: This is an academic exercise and you must get the theory and…
Blog Assignment 1: Who Am I?
Blog Assignment 1: write 250-words answering the question “Who am I.” This is a free-write assignment. You do not need to connect any course readings or course materials to your post.
Blog Assignment 2: The Search for Self
Hume argued, “There are some philosophers who imagine we are at every moment intimately conscious of what we call our SELF; that we feel its existence and its continuance in existence; and are certain, beyond the evidence of a demonstration, both of its perfect identity and simplicity… Unluckily, all these positive assertations are contrary to…
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