Picturing Sociology and Society
Take six pictures with a camera around public places that visually represent the following terms: Society, Social solidarity, Culture, Power, Social Structure, and Community. Explain how these pictures demonstrate these terms. How did you approach taking these pictures? What visual elements caught your eye? Write a report that connects the sociological ideas and the images.
Format for the Third Assignment
Define and discuss the idea of taking pictures (see the description in the syllabus). Explain what you did and how you approached taking the pictures. Where did you go? What led you to those visual elements?
As a group of pictures explain what visual ideas caught your eye as illustrations of the concept(s)? How did you know you were taking a picture of Society, Social solidarity, Culture, Power, Social Structure, and Community?
What did you learn about Society, Social solidarity, Culture, Power, Social Structure, and Community by having to think visually? How do these ideas manifest – become real – in our world? Make sure you describe, evaluate, and criticize the experience of completing the assignment from a sociological perspective.