Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
~ C. Wright Mills
It's discussion time - let's get into groups ! In your group, share the responses you provided to the pre-reading exercise you did for homework. Share with your group. Class discussion.
What societal groups do you belong to? Society is merely a collection of individuals. However each individual can fit into multiple groups and subgroups within each society. Take a few minutes and think about all the different groups you fit in. Think about at least 15 groups you could fit in or challenge yourself and think of more! (It's a lot easier than it seems at first)
Think about your:
Find a partner and find out more about them. What groups do you have in common? What are some of the things that differ?