Discuss ways other people affected you and the ways youaffected others in the social experiences of your day.


Assignment 2: Field AnalysisDue: by 11:55 p.m. EST on the Sunday of Week 7PurposeThe purpose of this assignment is to recognize sociological concepts at play in your lived experience. Keeping a field log of your social and institutional experiences for one day you will critically discuss how your daily life is shaped and constrained by society.This will allow you engage with many of the sociological concepts learned in class.Writing expectationsThe paper should be 4-6 typed pages double-spaced 12-point font with 1 margins. Remember to use APA format to cite and reference your sources.Instructions1)ObservationCreate a field log (example). For one day observe and record the key interactions and institutions in your lived experience. Starting with waking up who is the first person you talk to? What do you do next- take family members to school go to the gym go to work and interact with coworkers? Throughout the day you will take on different roles by interacting with different people and in different situations and be in contact with different social institutions (education government health etc). Type or photograph your field log and submit it with your written Assignment.2)ApplicationTry to wait one or more days before starting this step. Revisit your field log and apply sociological analysis to your observations.3)ReflectionReflect on your role as a larger part of society (i.e. your motives instincts feelings and/or structural constraints). Discuss ways other people affected you and the ways youaffected others in the social experiences of your day.Sample Field LogBelow is a brief field log to give you an idea of the social interactions and institutions you might look for in your day. With the observations are sample course concepts that relate to the observations. Be creative in exploring and applying concepts- we will all apply concepts differently even if the scenes we observe are very similar.5:45am: Wake up interact with children.Gender roles nuclear family folkways6:30am: Interact with spouse and children. Eat breakfast run shower.8:00am: Arrive at airport check in interaction with airline customer service; interaction with TSA.Social structure bureaucracy norms mores social control9:00am: Wait with other passengers to board flight; purchase a drink at coffee shop; employees have a tip jar; a family sitting close by is watching the news and commenting on what they think is wrong with other cultures.Emotional labor ethnocentrism Piagets stages of development9:30am: On flight with family having a difficult time with small children; flight attendant offers to help them.Emotional labor gender roles family12pm: Arrive at destination airport; drive two hours to see extended family. Along the road there are farmers with fruit stands. See homeless person asking for assistance in exchange for work.Poverty inequality4pm: Extended family arrives for potluck dinner; look at family photos together and share family memories. Watch evening news- local robbery and assault.Social deviance material culture6pm: Stop at church to meet family friend see a bible study group inside; lots of religious symbols; someone remarks on a new church being built to accommodate a different racial group.Religion race monotheismAssignment 2 meets the following course objectives:

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