Societies and Social Structure

A large group of people who interact on a regular basis and share a common culture make up a society.  Throughout history we have had three broad types of societies.  We will look at those this week.

Below are maps that cover power-distance and avoidance uncertainity, two of the measures discussed in the Outliers chapter for this week.


The darker the color the higher the uncertainity avoidance index


Before Nov 2

-Read Outliers, Chp 7 An Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes

-Take notes on Chp 7. Write down 1-2 examples from the story of the Korean pilots for each of the sociological perspectives: Functional, Conflict, Symbolic-Interaction

Read Our Geography, Ourselves by Robert Saplosky

– Write two summary paragraphs, one for each reading. Continue using the template



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