Sociological Observation Essay
I recall the towering posts which seemed to oversee the game, showering the ballpark with light. Describing the …show more content…
A norm that was applicable to Monday nights’ baseball game was that it was customary to cheer. Every person is given the ability to control their own actions, but for a moment I centered my attention on the crowds’ response to the baseball player’s decisions. Seeing as it is brought upon by society, titling cheering as a norm sounds justifiable. Another norm I seemed to pass by was the fact that the ball park was a center of communication. Where there are people there are interactions to take place; why would any members of the crowd choose to visit the game-site to socialize, of all other places in town like the mall, the movie theatre, or even their own home as a center of socialization?
Furthermore, in order to describe the statuses of specific members of the crowd I was driven to analyze their actions on a closer level (Chapter 5, pg 120). I concluded that some people yielded more than one status at that