SOCIOAUTOBIOGRAPHY Week 5
Culture and Society
Devry University, SOCS185ON
03 June 2012
Aim: People live their lives, day-to-day, and trying to understand what going on around them. They react to the attitudes of other people and respond with what they have learned socially as a part of their own social network whether they are part of a in or out group. Applied sociology is the use of the discipline of sociology with the specific intent of yielding practical applications for human behavior and organizations. I will attempt to use what I have learned about sociology to outline and expose instances and portions of my life that attributed to the making of me.
Method: This will be a reflective paper using the provided socialization methods from our text. I will expose periods of my own life, trying to use each one as a milestone that has pushed me into living as the person that I am to day.
Result & Conclusions: This has been a trip understanding who I am, personally, so that I can design a path to improve myself and point out my shortfalls. My thoughts are not who I am, especially externally. People have seen e through my actions, accomplishments, and responses to problems in my life. We, as a society, try to categorize ourselves into certain ascribed and achieved statuses that really affect how we interact with everyone around us, as well as providing guidelines for living our lives.
Suggestions for future research: Comparison contrast with siblings and/or like men who have a similar background, as myself would be a very interesting paper, time providing. The questions for a non-biased interview would have to be carefully put together and even asked in an organized manner: each question setting up for the next.
From the beginning there have been challenges in my life that have affected how I have socialized myself with society and my environment. Many choices I have made are a direct...