Using props as visible symbols to create/reinforce our roles
Performing according to society's script for the situation
Creating a positive, advantageous impression
To make the link between individual and the larger society explicit
Each individual is: (4)
Part of a larger system
part of a particular socio-economic group, race, etc.
a male or female
all these influence who we are
Impact of globalization (3)
interdependence among countries is growing
local cultures are a reflection of global culture
Five Pillars of Faith
Declaration of Faith: "There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Prophet"
Praying five times a day facing Mecca
Fasting during the month of Ramadan
Making a pilgrimage to Mecca
Marx's view of capitalism
Thought in the future capitalism will be supplanted by a society in which there are no classes; societies will no longer be split into a small class that monopolizes economic and political power and the large mass of people who benefit little from their own work
Weber's view of capitalism
Thought certain aspects of the Xian beliefs strongly influenced the rise of capitalism
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