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Republic of the Philippines

Polytechnic University of the Philippines
College of Arts

Department of Sociology and Anthropology
2ndth flr CA Office. Mabini Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila

Instructor: John N. Abletis Rm: S611 (CA Extension Office), Main Bldg.; Cellular phone number: +639214632761 E-mail Address/Facebook account: john_abletis@yahoo.com.ph/John Nicer Abletis (Please state your name and your section when sending me an e-mail or when texting me)

DESCRIPTION A comprehensive introductory Sociology course offered to make the students aware and critical of societal realities using different lenses of Sociological and allied Social Science frameworks and theories as applied to the Philippine setting. In addition, the course is also designed to deliver basic instruction on Philippine cultures and Family Planning. METHOD OF TEACHING Class discussions and presentations, group games, seminar attendance, museum visits and community immersion COURSE OUTLINE Reports, Suggested Readings [SR], Day Topics and Required Readings [RR] 1  Defining Sociology  None  Sociology as an intellectual endeavor in understanding social structures  Groups  Formal Organizations  Social Institutions  Societies 2  Sociology as a social science  The Promise by C. Wright Mills (in Kauzlarich, 2005, pp. 1-8) [RR]  The Sociological Imagination  What Are Sociologists and Why Are They Doing This? by Peter L.  Sociology as a debunking science Berger (in Massey, 2000, pp. 3-12) [RR] [Assigning of reports] 3  Political, economic, religious, and  Classical Sociological Theory by George Ritzer (1992, pp. 1-37) intellectual context of the birth of [RR] sociology  Ideology and the Development of Sociological Theory by Irving Zeitlin (1968) [SR]
4 5  Emile Durkheim  Karl Marx  Chapter on Emile Durkheim in Fred C. Pampel’s Sociological Lives and Ideas (2000). [RR]  Elementary Forms of the Religious Life by Emile Durkheim [SR]  Chapter on Karl Marx in Fred C. Pampel’s Sociological Lives and Ideas (2000). [RR]  Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (in Kauzlarich, 2005, pp. 28-37) [RR]  Hanging Tongues: A Sociological Encounter with the Assembly Line by William E. Thompson (in Massey, 2001, pp. 234-243) [RR] JNA general sociology course outline 2012



I strongly suggest that you read first the Elementary Forms of the Religious Life by Durkheim (1912) before making your paper on Quiapo.


93-101) VISITING THE NATIONAL MUSEUM (20 Points. [RR]  The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber (in Kauzlarich. 38-47) [RR]  The World of the Hospital by Daneil F. 82-89)  Body Ritual Among the Nacirema by Horace Miner (in Henslin. 3-42) [RR]  The Philippine Komiks by Soledad S.. 79-83)  A Look behind the Veil by Elizabeth W. Pampel’s Sociological Lives and Ideas (2000). Jr. pp. pp. Fernea & Robert A. 2001. 1980. 434-446) [RR]  Chapter on Georg Simmel in Fred C. 2000.e. pp. Chagnon (in Henslin. (in Fernandez. [RR]  Contemporary Sociological Theory: Expanding the Classical Tradition by Ruth Wallace and Alison Wolf (2006. – Sun. Tues. Sclove (in Winston & Edelbach. Gedalof et. 14-23)  The Jeepney: Vehicle as Art by Valerio Nofuente and Jeepney Soul by Nestor Torre. Real culture Subcultures and Countercultures Ethnocentrism. J. 2003. 1-30) [SR] 17 2 I strongly recommend that you read first Rolando Tolentino’s article on malling (i. 2003. pp. al. 1-42) [RR]  Doing Fieldwork Among the Yanomamo by Napoleon A. Pampel’s Sociological Lives and Ideas (2000). pp. pp. 67-157) [RR]  Power and Privilege: A Theory of Social Stratification by Gerhard E. Cruz (in Reyes. 89-99) and Ang Kabastusan ng mga Pilipino by Isagani R. 107-113)  I’d Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture by Richard E. pp. 2001.1980. Lenski (1966. 38-52)  ST o TF. Taste & Class)  Michel Foucault (Panopticon)  Jean Baudrillard (Simulacra & Hyperreality) 15 EXPERIENCING MALLS SOCIOLOGICALLY (50 Points)2 16  Sa loob at labas ng mall kong sawi/kaliluha’y siyang nangyayaring hari by Rolando B. 2003. 2001. pp. 2005. Hall (in Henslin. 11-23) [SR]  Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture by Dominic Strinati (2004) [SR]  Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader by A. and Cultural Relativism  The Humanistic Principle (Elvin Hatch)     VIDEO SET 3 Culture (Raymond Williams) Popular Culture Conspicuous Consumption (Thorstein Veblen)  Leavisism vs. pp. pp.1991. 15-66) [RR]  Contemporary Sociological Theory: Expanding the Classical Tradition by Ruth Wallace and Alison Wolf (2006. Sining Ba o Pornograpiya? By Rolando B. Chambliss (in Henslin. Reyes (in Fernandez. Culturalism  Frankfurt School (Critical School)  VIDEO SET 3  Antonio Gramsci (Hegemony)  Louis Althusser (Repressive and Ideological State Apparatuses [RSA & ISA])  Pierre Bourdieu (Habitus. pp. Xenocentrism. Tolentino. 10am-5pm) 14           VIDEO SET 1 Nature-Nurture issue (brief) Definition of culture (Edward Tylor) Nonmaterial Culture Material Culture Culture universals VIDEO SET 2 Ideal culture vs. 1991. pp. pp. pp. Fernea (in Massey. 2003. Tolentino (2001. pp. 100-108)  Queer Customs (from Mirror for Man) by Clyde Kluckholm (in Massey.6  Max Weber 7 8 9 10 11 13  Georg Simmel  Functionalism Perspectives  Neo Functionalism Perspectives  Critical Conflict Perspectives  Analytical Conflict Perspectives  Man and Society  Chapter on Max Weber in Fred C. 9. pp. 84-99)  The Sounds of Silence by Edward T. pp. 98-123)  Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction by John Storey (2009) [Chapters 4. Tolentino (2001. Hall and Mildred R. JNA general sociology course outline 2012 2 . pp. 3-42) before working on your paper. 15-36) [SR]  Cultural Studies Reader by Simon During (2001. (2005. pp. 10 RR]  Introductory Chapter by Ricardo Abad (in Reyes. pp.

pp. Stigmatization by Erving Goffman. Fredrick Jameson (Cultural logic of late capitalism)  Douglas Kellner (Techno-Capitalism)  Postmodern Social Theory by George Ritzer (1997) [SR] 18  Language. 157-167)  “Colonial Mentality” sa Pagkain by Jaime B. Sumpong sa Sulat: Pagsasanib ng Sikolohiya. Fuller and Richard R. pp. and the Self-fulfilling prophecy by Robert Merton JNA general sociology course outline 2012 3 . 1995. Becker (in Rubington & Weinberg. 2003. pp. Cressey (in Rubington & Weinberg. pp. pp. Clinard (in Rubington &Weinberg. Society. pp. 287-293)  Learning to Be Deviant by Edwin Sutherland and Donald R. 2003. pp. 202-214)  The Dynamics of Welfare Stigma by Robin Rogers-Dillon (in Massey. 208-210) and Galit sa Guhit. and Sulyap sa mga Salitang Mapang-Aglahi by Pamela C. Ang Kaibahan ng Sidhi ng Pagmumurang Ginamit batay sa Pinag-aralan ng Isang Tao by Aleta Aguilar (Ibid. Samson (ibid. Pamintuan (Ibid. 2003. 2003. 182-186) and Ang Pinagmulan at ang Pagkalat ng Tsismis by Laura L. 458-470)  On Face-Work: An Analysis of Ritual Elements in Social Interaction by Erving Goffman (in Massey. 2001. 155-161)  On becoming Male: Reflections of a Sociologist on Childhood and Early Socialization by James Henslin (in Henslin. 1995. pp. pp. 2001. 1995. 98-108)  Robert Merton: Anomie and Social Structure by Marshall B. Zimbardo (in Henslin. pp. 143154) [RR]  Masculinities and Athletic Careers by Michael Messner (in Massey. Constantino (Ibid. 251-264)  Attacking Nicely: Women Selling Cars by Helene M. 2003. 135-144)  The Pathology of Imprisonment by Philip G. 204-207)  On becoming Female: Lessons Learned in School by Donna Eder (in Henslin. and Culture  Euphemism/Yupemismo sa Lenggwahe ng mga Pinoy by Pamela C. 192-203). pp. Myers (in Rubington & Weinberg. pp. 302-319)  The Stages of Social Problems by Richard C. pp. 2003. 1995. pp. pp. 187-191). pp. Constantino (in Antonio & Tiamson-Rubin. 1995. 211-218)  Pagkilala sa mga Salitang Nagpapahiwatig ng Seks by Evangeline Lopez and Eleanor Bucacay (in Antonio & Tiamson-Rubin. 2003. pp. 261-270)  Behavior in Public Places: The Sociology of the Vaginal Examination by James Henslin (Henslin. Stallings (in Rubington & Weinberg. pp. Lawson (in Henslin. Veneracion (in Antonio & Tiamson-Rubin. Nurture  Personality and Socialization 21  Sociology of everyday life  Symbolic Interactionism  Dramaturgy  Ethnomethodology  Phenomenology 22 [continuation] 23  Sociology of Deviant Behavior [Ac]  Social Control theory  Anomie theory of Robert Merton  Differential Association  Labeling theory by Howard Becker. 187-201)  Media and the Social Construction of Risk by Robert A. 2003. 2001. 2003. pp. 145-151)  Outsiders by Howard S. 2003. Kultura at Wika sa mga Graffiti by Jema M. 96-106)  Eating Your Friends is the Hardest: The Survivors of the F-227 by James Henslin (in Henslin. 19 20 FIRST MAJOR EXAMINATION (100 Points)  VIDEO SET 4  Nature vs. 285-297)  Anybody’s Son Will Do by Gwynne Dyer (in Henslin. pp. pp.

445-466) On Being Sane in Insane Places by David L. 294-306)  The Saints and the Roughnecks by William J. pp. and Multinational States 29 30 SECOND MAJOR EXAMINATION (200 Points)  The Family Code of the Philippines (Executive Order No. H. al. pp. and Socialization  Social Movements  Political and Social Democracy. Medina (2001) [SR] 25  Social Stratification and Legitimation  Class  Social Mobility 26 [continuation] 27  Gender  Race and Ethnicity  Human Rights VISITING BANTAYOG NG MGA BAYANI (20 Points. and the Indian Social Structure by Giri Raj Gupta (in Massey. 1971. 227) [SR]  Sociology of the Family  The Family. pp. 1002-1019)  Upward Mobility Through Sport? By D. Liberalization. 2003. pp. pp. 59-64)  Showing My Color by Clarence Page (in Henslin. 38-51)  Media Magic: Making Class Invisible by Gregory Mantsios (in Massey. the State. 2001. 354-364)  The Emotional Geography of Work and Family by Arlie Russell Hochschild (in Massey. pp. and the Economy JNA general sociology course outline 2012 4 . 249-252)  Joining a Gang by Martin Sanchez Jankowski (in Adler & Adler. 265-275)  The Souls of Black Folk by W. 2001. G. pp. 281-308) [SR]  Love. B. 313-320)  Beauty and the Beast of Advertising by Jean Kilbourne (in Henslin. 186-191)  Is Honesty Really Our Policy by Janet M. 2001. Du Bois (in Kauzlarich. ‘Ability’ and the Rationing of Education by David Gillborn and Deborah Youdell (in Demaine. 331339)  Introductory Chapter and The State in Society: An Approach to Struggles for Domination by Joel Migdal (in Migdal. pp. Stanley Eitzen (in Massey. 2001. 1994. 31-82. 10am-4pm) 28  Political Sociology  Citizenship Rights. Chambliss (in Massey. 421-424)  Sexual Categories [–Real or Social Constructions?] by John Boswell (in Massey. 2003. pp. 33-37)  The Two Marriages by Jessie Bernard (in Kauzlarich.. 2001. pp. pp. pp. Cerulo (in Henslin. Mon.. pp. pp. 226-233)  The New Iqism: Intelligence. pp. Rosenhan (in Henslin. 375-387)  The Filipino Family by Belen T. pp. pp. 2001.E. 209 as amended by No. 2001. 2005. 2003. 145-158)  The Positive Functions of the Undeserving Poor: Uses of the Underclass in America by Herbert J. 2003. 169-176)  Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Stratification (Collins. Ruane and Karen A. Arranged Marriage. Democratization. pp. 65-99)  The Importance of Being Beautiful by Sidney Katz (in Henslin. 2005. 1-30) [RR]  Citizenship and Social Class by T. 115-123)  Women’s Personal Lives: The Effects of Sexism on Self and Relationships by Sheila Ruth (in Massey. 2003. pp. 2001. Marshall  Imagined Communities by Benedict Anderson (1991. Nationalism. 2003. 2001. Gans (in Massey. pp.24 [continuation] pp. et. – Sat. 1-7)  Contesting Citizenship in Latin America: the Rise of Indigenous Movements and the Postliberal Challenge by Deborah Yashar (2005. pp.

60-63)  As the World Turns by Robert B. and time-consuming discipline (Actually the list of topics that I have included in this syllabus did not deplete the number of possible topics that could be sociologized!) hence. Please take note that in reality. pp. Preferably Sunday) 32           33 [continuation] Sociocultural Change Urbanization Modernization Mcdonaldization (George Ritzer) Juggernaut of Modernity (Anthony Giddens) World-System (Immanuel Wallerstein) Tragedy of Culture (Georg Simmel) Culture Lag (William Ogburn) Future Shock (Alvin Toffler) Post Industrial and Post Modern Condition  The Global Village Finally Arrives by Pico Iyer (in Massey. Park (in Rubington & Weinberg. I would be assuming that you have read something about the topic. 2001. McCoy (1994) [SR]  Natural and artificial contraceptives ONE DAY COMMUNITY IMMERSION (45 Points. (3) you think you have sufficient knowledge to discuss to us. (2) you don’t intend to demean anyone (respect for varying opinions is much appreciated). The schedule will be followed closely. 2001. pp. Cola (in Aquiza. 304-314)  The End of Work by Jeremy Rifkin (in Winston & Edelbach. make connections. you are free to bring to the class any topic you think is worth knowing provided that (1) it is relevant to the topic that day. and since this is a Sociology class. 323-329)  The Disappearing Dap-ay: Coping with Change in Sagada by Felipe S. Since we belong to a liberal State University. Cordell (in Massey. pp. When in need of help regarding your report. 2001. Through E-mail) Releasing of Class Cards  Viewing of Grades through the SIS  JNA general sociology course outline 2012 THE COURSE OUTLINE ABOVE is only an approximation of the coverage of what I am about to teach and what you as a student will learn from this course. 2000. 427-430)  The McDonald’s System (from The McDonaldization of Society) by George Ritzer (in Massey. 462-471)  Sharing Space: The Impact of Ecotourism on the Batak and Tagbanua by Raoul M. pp. we will be referring back to past topics at times to highlight key points. 2001. Reich (in Massey. these topics are too complex and that a month or even a lifetime would not be sufficient to discuss and explore all their underpinnings and implications to our understanding of the social world. 2000. Each meeting. 29-50)  Social Change and Social Disorganization by Robert E. and (4) if there is sufficient time left. or to push forward questions and arguments raised in discussing a particular topic at hand. 1-16)  From The Devoicing of Society by John L.31  Family Planning  STD and AIDS  An Anarchy of Families: The Historiography of State and Family in the Philippines by Alfred W. However. 2007. pp. 164-171)  Automating Work by Thomas R. Locke (in Massey. pp. each topic that I have listed above will be discussed in brief sense within the allotted time for it (and my purpose here is only to EXPOSE and ENGAGE you to the issues and debates within sociology and the social sciences). 2001. Comila (in Arquiza. pp. Ide and Arthur J. pp. Please understand that sociology is a complex. 1995. the topic you want to bring about. feel free to consult me one week before the day that you would be reporting. pp. pp. broad. since various issues and debates in sociology are interconnected. 339-348)  Frankenstein’s Monster and other Horror Stories by Enzo Russo and David Cove (in Winston & Edelbach. I expect you to share something relevant while in class. in simple explanation. 5 . 2007. 241-246) REACTION PAPER ABOUT THE CLASS (10 Points.

(1994). NY: Mc-Graw Hill. Sociology: Changing Societies in a Diverse World.org/sici?sici=00031224%28197112%2936%3A6%3C1002%3AFACTOE%3E2. (1992). J. Nurturing Life. Ritzer. Verso Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (RA 9262) Antonio. J. American Sociological Review. (1971. M. because of financial constraints. (Eds. G. Constructions of Deviance: Social Power. 4th ed. J. (1993). The Filipino Family. Dec. G.. 14-23. (1994). R. NY: Oxford University Press Sanderson. C. Understanding Human Sexuality. 2nd ed. Vol. and Adler. Rubington. Sociology. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies.). NY: Palgrave Publishers Ltd. CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. G. M. 4th ed. NY: Mc-Graw Hill. Sociological Lives and Ideas: An Introduction to the Classical Theorists. Inc. Modern Sociological Theory. and DeLameter.. (1991). (Ed. L. (2003). NY: Mc-Graw Hill.. J. (1999). JNA general sociology course outline 2012 6 . I recommend that you keep one for your personal reference since many of the topics that we will be discussing require basic knowledge that an introductory sociology text can simply provide. 3rd ed. MA: Allyn & Bacon Collins. Nevertheless. S. R. (Eds. and Interaction. G. (Ed. G. (1966). 4th ed. The Study of Social Problems: Seven Perspectives. NJ: Pearson Education Inc. (Ed. (Eds. Kohli. D. & Weinberg. Reading Popular Culture. Lenski. J. B. 5th ed. 38-52 Gedalof. F. Norton & Company. pp. No. Vol. A. In addition. NY: Mc-Graw Hill. P.. International Popular Culture: the Philippines 1(1). Inc. A. (2005). (2000). 12th ed.).(2005). A. 2: Nurturing the Earth.(2001). Shepard. (Ed. Power and Privilege.). NY: Oxford University Press Collins. QC: C & E Publishing. (2001).).). G. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press Medina. J.0.). Indigenous People’s Rights Act (RA 8371) Kauzlarich. M. Ritzer. Down to Earth Sociology: Introductory Readings. E. J. NY: Addison Wesley Longman Inc. J.). Four Sociological Traditions: Revised and expanded edition of Three Sociological Traditions. J. NY: Cambridge University Press Pampel. C. pp. Inc.. Manila: International Labor Office Bryjak.). L. (1980). (2000). D. & Shue. (2008). NY: Worth Publishers. Inc.. 4 Online references on specific topics will be announced during the meeting preceding the meeting that they will be discussed. (1995). The Road To Empowerment: Strengthening the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act. Anderson. Sikolohiya ng Wikang Filipino.. (Ed.(2001). Minneapolis: West Publishing Company 3 This is not required since we will be photocopying chapters and sections of several books during the semester. (Ed.(2001). During. NY: The Free Press Hyde. NY: Mc-Graw Hill. Postmodern Social Theory. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. McCoy. D. Quezon City : Office of Research and Publications. K. M. 6. (2001). (Ed. P. Classical Sociological Theory. 5th ed. S. (1994).(2003). Faflak. G.).CO%3B2-6 Demaine.). S. 2nd ed. Madison: Mc Graw-Hill. F. P. Inc. (1997). V. Cultural Studies Reader. Canada: Nelson Henslin. S.). G. Ritzer. Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Stratification. 2010 from http://links.(2003). Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader..Textbook: ANY BOOK IN GENERAL SOCIOLOGY.. QC: University of the Philippines Press Migdal. S. J. and Soroka. and Tiamson-Rubin. 7th ed. Y. Readings for Sociology. S..jstor. (1991). NY: W. Retrieved May 27. Sociological Classics: A Prentice Hall Pocket Reader. Arquiza. (2003).. 8th ed. (Ed. NY: Routledge Fernandez. Inc. Sociology of Education Today.. An Anarchy of Families: State and the Family in the Philippines. Inc. I am not expecting you to buy or photocopy all the listed books under the Reference list.). G. Context. D. Inc. 36. B.. Inc. (Ed. Massey. Ateneo de Manila University Ritzer. & McFarlane.3 References: 4 Adler.).. E. Boulter. A.(2007). London.. Reyes. W. 1002-1019. Contemporary Sociological Theory and Its Classical Roots: The Basics.. T. State Power and Social Forces: Domination & Transformation in the Third World..

com/watch?v=tXsR63qples&feature=related (tribe in inner Borneo) http://www.org/An-Introduction-to-Theories-of-Popular-Culture_264323. Harlow. Retrieved December 24.youtube. A.youtube.com/watch?v=BT0kzF4A-WQ&feature=related (culture shock) http://www.youtube.youtube. 2nd ed. (1968).com/watch?v=1vvTH7cQS_4 (penis gourd in West Papua New Guinea)6 VIDEO SET 2 Extreme form of racism and ethnocentrism http://www.com/watch?v=sdfFke0VCtk http://www. (2004).com/watch?v=57KW6RO8Rcs&feature=related (laymen's definition) http://www. NJ: Prentice-Hall.. Inc.com/watch?NR=1&v=lTbjML8CDkI http://www. 227 Tolentino. VIDEO LINKS Culture http://www.com/watch?v=zaCdKwFcHnw&skipcontrinter=1 (holocaust) Ethnocentrism.Storey. NY: Cambridge University Press Zeitlin.com/watch?v=3iCVUNGiN-I (general definition) Filipino customs http://www.com/watch?v=qXHwQKyD0hs&feature=related http://www.com/watch?v=MRfFfr-tYh0 (lynching in America) http://www.com/watch?v=pPJEl-gyQOo (mutilation in Africa)5 http://www. J.com/watch?v=ZGIZ-zUvotM&feature=relmfu (initiation with ants in the Amazon) http://www. JNA general sociology course outline 2012 7 . from http://ebookee.youtube.youtube. London: Routledge. and Wolf.com/watch?v=Lfhot7tQcWs&feature=relmfu (scarification in West Africa) http://www. 6th ed. Ethics.youtube.com/watch?v=7hQEJIaciRM&feature=related (blood initiation in Papua New Guinea) http://www. D.com/watch?v=2Mz1vaTeUSY (lip plates in Africa) http://www. R.youtube. and Technology.com/watch?v=oh3BbLk5UIQ (brief history of human rights) 5&6 VIDEO SET 1 You should sign a membership form [which is free] from YouTube before you could watch these videos. cultural relativism. (2005).. CA: Wadsworth Yashar. D. I. R. An Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture.com/watch?v=c1LZ96fSCpQ http://www. R. England: Pearson Longman.com/watch?v=gKTc3i9Ntic&feature=related http://www. NJ: Pearson Prentice-Hall Winston.youtube.youtube.). Retrieved December 24. 5th ed.com/watch?v=7uwxdFhOZvI (on ethnocentrism and cultural relativism) http://www.com/watch?v=Dc-ofNGoM0c&feature=related http://www..youtube. M. Ideology and the Development of Sociological Theory. E.youtube. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press Universal Declaration of Human Rights Wallace. A. (2009). Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction.youtube.html Strinati.youtube.org/Cultural-Theory-and-Popular-Culture-AnIntroduction-5th-Edition-_681320.youtube. Sa loob at labas ng mall kong sawi/kaliluhay siyang nangyayaring hari: Ang Pagkatuto at Pagtatanghal ng Kultural Popular. 2010.youtube.youtube.html The Family Code of the Philippines Executive Order No.(2000). B. Society. (2001).youtube. 209 As amended by No. from http://ebookee.com/watch?v=9oGoF1cM2Vs&feature=related Customs and traditions from other countries http://www. Contesting Citizenship in Latin America: The Rise of Indigenous Movements and The Postliberal Challenge. and Edelbach. Contemporary Sociological Theory: Expanding the Classical Tradition. (Eds. 2010.youtube.youtube. and human rights http://www. (2006). D.youtube.youtube.com/watch?v=314KpEm88LU&feature=relmfu (teeth chiseling in Sumatra) http://www.

75. 250-231 –2. globalization.com/watch?v=Hp-OffypvpE&playnext=1&list=PLF07D4234DBD424F5 (popular culture perpetuating the hegemony of capitalism) Postmodernism.g. and convergence culture http://www. 230-211 –2. 270-251 –2.25.50. 210-191 – 2.youtube. 310-291 –1.25. JNA general sociology course outline 2012 8 .00. 85-0 –5.75. Nurture http://www.00. 262-239 – 2.25. 334-311 – 2. group games.youtube. a book.00.youtube. don’t forget to give plenty of examples when explaining key concepts and insights from your report.00 Second Grading: Class report (30 points) + Class project (20 points) + Community immersion (50 points) + Two semestral papers (by group.org/en/documents/udhr/ (universal universal of human rights) http://www. you are expected to raise some (if not all) of your comments and questions in class so that we may be engaged in the topic(s) at hand. I will collect and read your memos and raise some interesting points from them in the next class whenever they were not raised in the previous class. They should be written in single-space using either Times New Roman or Cambria as font style (font size must be 12) on an MS Word document with a 1 inch margin in all sides.com/watch?v=OqXiM1LPgL8&feature=related (popular culture) http://www. 310-287 – 2. Breakdown: 430-407 – 1.25. Any reference made from the article. 107-0 – 5. etc. analytical questions and key arguments that you want to push forward or explore. 286-263 – 2.com/watch?v=U_OXRxN3O2E&feature=related COMPUTATION OF GRADES First Grading: 1st and 2nd examinations and five (5) individual memos plus 20 extra points if you visit the National Museum OR the Bantayog ng mga Bayani. Breakdown: 350-331 –1.un.com/watch?v=FyUT6lYztsg&feature=related VIDEO SET 4 Nature vs.00. These memos are prepared prior to the date when the readings that you chose will be discussed. 100 points) + Assignments (20 points) + Attendance (150 points) + Reaction paper (10 points) + Class participation (50 points i. class activities. an internet source etc. Try to summarize your topic into five main points so that your classmates could remember what your report is all about.http://www.com/watch?v=HYtVoMwkZ84 (cultural relativism and human rights) VIDEO SET 3 Popular Culture http://www. 350 over-all points.youtube. 330311 –1. These memos will serve as a basis for your class participation by the time I compute your grades.youtube. quizzes etc.75. Each memo will be given a maximum of 10 points depending on how deep you engage the reading you chose. During discussions.00.50. Also.)– 10 points  Ability to capture the audience’s attention – 10 points  Manner of reporting – 10 points  Each reporter should not exceed 15 minutes. 406-383 – 1.50.e.00.00 Criteria in giving points Individual Memos – Choose five (5) readings from your classmates’ reports then write a single-page reaction paper for each of those readings. 214-108 – 4. After class.00. 170-86 –4. containing your comments. multiculturalism. Class Report  Visual Aid(s) and presentation (e.50. 382-359 – 1. 358-335 – 1. 238-215 – 3. seminar attendance. should be properly acknowledged using the APA citation style.) = 430 points.00. among other possibilities. games. 190-171 –3. handouts.75. 290-271 –1.

instructions. Cooperation during the event (10 points). Community Immersion – Your class will organize a one-day immersion activity in any of the following locations: an orphanage. Research Method used (5 points). minimum of 5 references. These will be donated to less fortunate children at Brgy. Theory Application (10 points) and Content (10 points). Mesa. in Sta. before I encode your grade(s) in the SIS and as part of my endeavor to be transparent and “objective” in giving grades. paragraph spacing should be set to “double”. Format will be this: all margins should be set to 1 inch. Finally. a prison. This constitutes 10 points of your 2nd grading score. an institute for the differently-abled persons. or a center for abused children and/or disserted senior citizens.Class Project – Three notebooks (80-100 leaves) from each student. To avoid copy-pasting from the internet. a poverty-stricken barangay. considering how the Philippine sociocultural context has affected your inquiry. Note: Your term paper should not exceed 10 pages. huhu :’( After the semester ends. Quintos in Navotas and other catered communities of the CA Extension Office–Department of Sociology (e. Cambria will be the font style at the size of 12. Please use in-text citations following the APA style). Coherence and Style in Writing (10 points) and Group Participation (10 points). Please check your email address(es) regularly for course materials. (Don’t worry this will not affect your grade ☺ and all that would be written in your reaction paper will be treated with utmost confidentiality). Criteria for giving points will be the following: Program (10 points). a minimum of 5 pages and a maximum of 10 pages excluding bibliography is required. maawa kayo sa babasa. and Solidarity produced among yourselves and your hosts (10 points). Food and Drinks (10 points). and the instructor. Two Group Term papers (5 persons selected randomly will consist of a group per term paper)– Sociologize Quiapo and the Mall of your own choosing! Make sure to philippinize your approach. a prison or a day care center we will donate the collected notebooks to your beneficiaries.g. Manila) OR in case you choose to conduct your community immersion in an orphanage. the activities. Criteria for each paper: Referencing (5 points. I will be sending your class’ record sheet through e-mail so you could personally check your scores and assess your class standing. Planning (10 points). This is your opportunity to comment on my teaching and to the subject. Maraming salamat! FINAL GRADE: (First Grading + Second Grading)/2 = YOUR FINAL GRADE ☺ JNA general sociology course outline 2012 9 . Format is the same as that of your term papers. you are required to reflect about your experiences in taking this course. I prefer term papers to be written in Filipino [except for brief quotations]. and reminders that I may send to you through email. Are there realizations and provoking thoughts that have come up to your mind as we go through the topics and activities in the course? What are they? To what extent have they contributed to your development as a person? Please truthfully evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the syllabus.

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