In this assignment I shall be outlining how differences are made and remade on my chosen street. Drawing upon the module materials studied so far I shall show the reader any similarities and differences between my street and City Road. Cross Street in Moretonhampstead is the main thoroughfare of the town. It is an arterial road, home to shops, cafes and public houses as well as being a residential street. It also has a wealth of historical fact and legend. Cross Street derived its name from a Market
exaggerated and amplified how they had come down to deliberately cause trouble by attacking the locals and the visitors. Many would say that it is just the tabloid newspapers way of reporting. The role of the media is the central focus of his work. (DD101, Online Activity 25) Stuart Hall and his co-authors (1978) argue that the growth in media coverage of crime in Britain during the early 1970s contributed to a widespread belief that there was a crisis in society: a crisis that involved an apparent
area and can’t afford to and have to stay put, feeling like strangers in their birth place. References Blackeley,G., Bromley,S. ,Clarke,J., Raghuram,P., Silva,E., and Taylor,S.,.(2013) DD101 Introducing the Social Sciences, ‘Learning Compainion 1’ Milton Keynes, The Open University. ‘The Street’(2009) DD101 Introducing the Social Sciences, Making Social Lives (DVD),Milton Keynes, The Open University. Word Count 785 Self-Reflection I found the research and note taking very easy, but
References: ‘Evidence in the social sciences’ (2009) Making social lives (audio CD 1) Milton Keynes, The Open University. Online activities (www.open.ac.uk) The Open University website. Staples, M., Meegan, J., Jeffries, E. and Bromley, S. (2009) DD101 Introducing the social sciences, ‘Learning companion 2’, Milton Keynes, The Open University. Hetherington, K. (2009) ‘Consumer society? Shopping, consumption and social science’ in Taylor, S.,Hinchliffe, S., Clarke, J. and Bromley, S. (eds) Making
products on offer and by using the Market as a social gathering. Word count: 730 References: Blakeley,G., Bromley, S., Clarke, J., Raghuram, P., Silva, E. And Taylor,S. (2012) DD101 Introducing the Social Sciences, ‘Learning Companion 1’, Milton Keynes, The Open University. ‘Making Social Lives on City Road’ (2009) DD101 Making Social Lives [DVD], Milton Keynes, The Open University.
Practices are performed and by doing so habits are created. A full cycle of practices and habits create changes in personal identity which runs parallel through a lifetime. 65 References: Bromley,S., Jeffries, E., Meegan,J. and Staples, M. (2012) DD101 Introducing the social Sciences, ‘Learning Companion 3’, Milton Keynes, The Open University. ‘Changing identities’ (2009) Exploring Social Lives [Audio CD 2], Milton Keynes, The Open University. Clarke, J. (2009) ‘Making National Identities:
DD101 TMA04 Compare and contrast two social science views about the ordering of social life. Social order refers to a social situation which is maintained in a stable state; either without changing, or else changing in a way that could be considered ‘predictable’, (Silva, 2009, p. 173) as opposed to its antithesis - social disorder, where change is viewed as chaotic or not in keeping with social norms – the shared values and expectations about how individuals in society should behave. (Silva
Family Spending: 2007 Edition, Basingstoke and NY, Palgrave Macmillan; also available online at www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_social/family_spending_2006/Spending2007_web.pdf Taylor, S., Hinchliffe, S., Clarke, J. and Bromley, S. (2009) DD101 Making Social Lives, Milton Keynes, The Open University. Word count: 1128.
TMA04 – Introduction to Social Science Question: Compare and contrast two social science views about the ordering of social life Understanding social order is central to social sciences as it largely determines human behaviour and allows individuals live together, sharing a common space. As a concept, social order can be interpreted as a social condition in which stability and consistency are maintained through a set of rules of conduct, often implicit, inducing people exercise self-control
these inequalities may be presented. Word count: 750 References: Blakeley et al (2012). Learning Companion 1. 2nd ed. Milton Keynes: The Open University. 36. ‘Making social lives on City Road’ (2009) DD101 Making Social Lives [DVD]. Milton Keynes, The Open University ‘The Street’ (2009) DD101 Making Social Lives [DVD], Milton Keynes, The Open University. Reflection From starting this module I have enjoyed learning what makes social lives, what material lives are and what connected lives are