problem1. The mass media are considered to be the one social institution that can help the individual to create a sense of belonging - not to specific cultural groups but to a general or mass culture. Discuss.
problem2. Have you ever referred to ‘our crowd’ or ‘our people’ when talking about a group of which you are a member? If so, how were the conventions and rules of behaviour within your ‘crowd’ and what did you say or do to exclude those who were not acceptable as members? What did you gain, at the personal level, from being one of the ‘crowds’?
problem3. What do sociologists study?
problem4. Identify some of the things they study and the ways they study them.
problem5. What does gender mean?
problem6. What are the sociocultural influences on gender development?
problem7. What is work?
problem8. Why do we work?