Social Observation Essay
Introduction to Sociology 190
For my social observation project I’ve chosen to study life at Don Carter lanes located here in the city of Rockford. The main focus of my study is to observer the social norms as defined in Sociology: a brief introduction, by Richard T. Schaefer, a norm is “an established standard of behavior maintained by a society.” I’ll also be observing the informal norms as well. Informal norm is “a norm that is generally understood but not precisely recorded.” I’ll be studying the interactions people have with one another while having fun and enjoyment at Don Carter lanes.
It’s a cold Sunday afternoon the …show more content…
The husband gathers his wife’s bowling balls wipes them down with a cloth and places them on the rail ready to be used, as the husband walks back the couple meet for a good luck kiss before what seems to be a league bowling tournament that is about to start. The couple looks very serious and focused on the task that sits upon them, as well as other league bowlers start to fill the lanes. The teens that were in the next lane