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MISCELLANEOUS SOCIOLOGICAL DOCUMENTS
Those that do not fit elsewhere
by Phil Bartle, PhD
Introduction to the Section (Hub)
Documents Included in this Miscellaneous Section
The Topics Outside the Modules on this Site
Sociology has many topics which do not fit into the categories listed on this site. Here are some.
The few documents in this section do not belong to any of the modules here, but nevertheless are legitimate sociological topics
Eating with Friends," belongs to a topic that is called "Commensality" in Sociology, from "Co" meaning "with whom," and "mensa" meaning "table." It is the study of who eats with whom. It has practical applications for community workers.
A "Rite of Passage" is a ritual or ceremony that marks the public recognition of a change in status. Wolf cubs or brownies often undergo a "Walking Up" ceremony when they graduate to Boy Scouts or Girl Guides. Single people participate in a "Wedding" when changing their status to "Married."
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