Table of Contents – Week 5 Notes (Mods 4 & 5)
Module 5 – Identity and Inequality – FINAL EXAM*
Young Children’s Racial and Ethnic Definitions of Self – VanAusdale – incomplete, need notes
The Digital Self – Zhao
on issues related to the presentation of self.
distance in disembodied environment
private thoughts without losing privacy.
and what we do
allows individuals to remain unidentified
without resorting to physical relocation and social uprooting.
avoiding potential punitive repercussions.
the resources that are associated with it:
how they respond to us
Student’s Presentation of Self in Online Classes – Becker
students’ self-expression and interaction with each other
others and themselves
With little actions when keeping material on track
Concern of getting along
private if there is an issue
they want to be
The Presentation of Self Online, Guy
how they are “seen” by others
and in preference to facing emotional vulnerability.
emotional expression flowers
to the social rules according to which a feeling is or is not deemed appropriate to a situation
associate with it
feeling (trying to smile or to cry)
shared, although often latent (not thought about unless probed) rules
of what we should feel
Sherry Turkle’s Ted Talk “Alone Together”
What’s wrong with having a conversation?
Phones offer 3 gratifying fantasies
“I share therefore I am”
Solution: connect more and more but setting ourselves up for isolation
We went from conversation (in real life) to connection (online) which is leading us to isolation
Takeaway: reconsider how we use our devices, develop a more self-aware relationship with them, each other and ourselves.
Essay 2 Self and Society Concept Definitions
o found in module 1 Social Structure and the Individual
o ex- your position on a basketball team
o inappropriate identity– damage personal reputation, not living up to role expectations
o loss of poise– clothing, the body
o maintaining confidence– disturbance of the assumptions one made about another person in social transactions
o the social guidelines that direct how we want to try to feel
o involves surface acting of emotional expression, suppressing and evoking the feelings from which emotional expression flows
o “the act of t trying to change in degree or quality an emotion or feeling”
o defined in great detail above in this doc^^^^^
o the totality of the individual’s thoughts and feelings about the self as an object.
o definition found in module 1 Social Structure and the Individual
o Goffman outlined 3 major types of stigma
o ??? from current articles???
Young Children’s Racial and Ethnic Definitions of Self – VanAusdale
Using Racial and Ethnic Concepts: The Critical Case of Very Young Children
Debra Van Ausdale; Joe R. Feagin
THE RESEARCH APPROACH
o White = 24,
o Asian = 19,
o Black = 4,
o biracial = 3,
o Middle Eastern = 3,
o Latino = 2,
o and other = 3.
USING RACIAL AND ETHNIC CONCEPTS TO EXCLUDE
o Adults, like children, reshape their conceptions collaboratively
USING RACIAL AND ETHNIC CONCEPTS TO INCLUDE
USING RACIAL AND ETHNIC CONCEPTS TO DEFINE ONESELF
USING RACIAL AND ETHNIC CONCEPTS TO DEFINE OTHERS
USING RACIAL CONCEPTS TO CONTROL
Borderwork among Girls and Boys – THORNE
rather than the name of girl.
Mixed and ambiguous meanings
Invisible Inequality by LAREAU
Salvaging Decency by KUSENBACH
own community and geographically, culturally, and/or structurally distant others
Hillbilly Elegy (3 works) – VANCE
JD Vance – autobiography, reflection of hillbilly roots and strong influence from his Papaw and Mamaw and his later struggles with feeling like he didn’t quite belong at Yale
Gender and Sexuality – Chapter Text Mod 5
SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES OF GENDER
Key terms Recap:
INEQUALITIES AND PROGRESS
Key Terms Recap:
Key Terms Recap:
Anderson Cooper Doll Study
How Children View Race