ASSIGNMENT # 2: Thinking with a sociological perspective, thinking of yourself as a social being and your behavioral patterns in a social context
Who/what has shaped your life chances the most? Why/how? In 3-4 paragraphs, briefly explain what top 3 people, places, things and/or social institutions that have shaped you. Consider the information provided in 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7 of module 2 as you compose your answer. This assignment will hopefully get you to start thinking with a sociological perspective, thinking about yourself as a social being and thinking about your behavior in a social context.
2.4 “An Introduction to the discipline of Sociology” (click to see video by 10/26)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32KG_ba_NJcLinks to an external site.
2.5 sociologyinfocus.com-post by David Mayeda, “Understanding the Sociological Imagination”.
2.6 sociologyinfocus.com-post by David Mayeda. See “Dig Deeper” by clicking “READ MORE” under the video insert and think about questions 1, 2 and 3 at the bottom of the post.