October 6, 2014: garfinkel, reflexive properties of practical sociology pp. Lecture 5: ethnomethodology: how people use various tools and methods to make sense of the social world. Indexical: we assume many things that everyone should know. Asked questions about what was happening and looked confused: gilman, the yellow wallpaper and women and economics pp. 130-134: gender differences, what do others think about you as a woman, locked in a room with ugly yellow wallpaper by husband because she had ptsd. He wanted her to get better while protecting his career. Shows male dominance: trapping yourself in your images, symbolism of taking a selfie. What are the parameters and who sets them: contradictions of the social world: reading of the wallpaper as reading a picture, the economic status of women in her time is undervalued. Controlled by women: women do housework as well as a full or part time job, thus working harder than men, cooper, the colored woman"s office pp.