Introduction to Sociology
Fall 2004, Queens College
Section E5TBA, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6:15 PM
Powdermaker Hall, Room 132
Instructor: Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur
Click here for the complete syllabus. It is in .pdf format and you will need Acrobat Reader to view it. If you do not have Acrobat reader, download it.
Click here for assignments
Click here for quiz/discussion questions
Click here for a glossary of key terms used in this course.
Click here the website for Mapping the Social Landscape, which has multiple-choice quizes on the readings.
I have written up answers to the questions you all asked on the 11/23 quiz.

Abbreviated Syllabus (check here for today's reading assingments and for paper due dates)
DATE
TOPIC/READINGS
DUE
8/31
None
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9/2
What is sociology?
Mills (The Promise), Gains, and Romero in reader
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9/7
Doing sociology
Scwalbe, Haney et al., and Kaplan in reader, ASA in packet
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9/9
Socialization
Messner, Granfeild, and Dyer in reader
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9/14
Identity
Lorber, Karp, and McLong/Taub in reader
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9/16
No class--Rosh Hashanah
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9/21
Deviance
Rosenhan, Bourgois, and Boswell/Spade in reader
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9/23
Social Interaction
Adler and Adler, Jankowski, Blee, and Colvin in reader
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9/28
Culture
Velliquette and Murray, Anderson, Kaw, and Trask in reader
Deviance Assignment
9/30
Class Inequality (click here for the slides shown in class)
Davis et al., Domhoff, and Ehrenreich in reader
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10/5
Gender
Risman, Williams, and Sadker/Sadker in reader
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10/7
Sexuality/Disability
Samuels and Rochlin in packet, Stacey in reader
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10/12
Race
Omi and Winant, Lee and Bean, Rubin, and LeDuff in reader
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10/14
Intersectionality
Oliver and Shapiro & Espiritu in reader, McIntosh in packet
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10/19
Welfare Assignment
Tables, forms, and instructions in packet
Mid-term
10/21
Economy & Work
Marx and Engels, Wilson, and Leidner in reader
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10/26
Health and Medicine
Parsons and McGeary in reader
Welfare Assignment Part 1
10/28
Family
Crittendon and Hochschild in reader, Coontz in packet
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11/2
Religion
Weber, Chaves, and Lowney in reader
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11/4
Education
Crow Dog, Cookson and Persell, and Ferguson in reader
Welfare Assignment Part II
11/9
Mass Media
Marger, Mantsios, and Gitlin in reader
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11/11
Interlude: A Case Study
Watch Rabbit Proof Fence
Completed Handout
(counts for quiz grade)
11/16
Politics and Power
Mills (The Power Elite), Clawson et al., and Bartlett/Steele in reader
Education assignment due
11/18
Social Movements
Luker, McAdam, and Hedegaard in packet
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11/23
Social Change, Urbanization, and Globalization
Ritzer, Kanagy and Kraybill, and Derber
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11/25
No Class--Thanksgiving!
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11/30
Sidewalk, day 1
Read up to page 230
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12/2
Sidewalk, day 2
Read up to page 293
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12/7
Sidewalk, day 3
Finish the book including the appendix and afterword
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12/9
Last Class/Next Steps
Etzioni and Johnson from reader
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12/22
6:15 pm
Final Exam


To contact Mikaila, email marthur AT ric DOT edu.
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