Breaching A Norm In Society
-What is the norm: Going to enjoy an R-rated movie
-How the norm was broken: Taking an infant with you to the movies
-How did you choose to breach this particular norm: As a mom, there have been times I’ve had no other option but to take my babies with me to places I wouldn’t normally take them.
-What is the underlying value behind this norm: Many parents (especially single parents) are forced to forgo a social life because they have children
-What were the reactions of others: Please include reactions of the movie goers to having an infant in a movie theater during an R-rated show. Were they upset? Understanding? Making snide comments? Etc.
-How did you understand the reactions sociologically: ??
-What was your personal reaction to breaching the norm: My reaction is although I understand why most people would rather not have to be in a theater with a baby, it is my right to go and take my infant with me. As long as I respect others and do everything to keep the baby quiet, there shouldn’t be any issues
-What are your reflections for why this type of exercise is important: ??
–MUST INCLUDE the sociological perspective CONFLICT THEORY in to explain how they (the movie goers) would view the norm that was broken
-Would they find it harmful or beneficial to society and why: ??
**All questions MUST be answered**
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