Chapter #5: (Essentials of Sociology by A. Giddens) Groups, Networks, and
-What is a social category?
-According to Georg Simmel, what is an important aspect of group?
-Are people willing to obey authority? Read study of Stanley Milgram.
-According to Max Weber: What is an ideal type of bureaucracy?
-What kinds of rules dominate the relationship between employee and employer?
-What the Internet has fostered in regard to creation of relationship?
-Is there imbalance or balance of gender roles in modern organization?
-What, according to Robert Putnam, caused by television? Was it increase of violence, or sex or decreasing civic participation and attention span among the young?