Social Theory and Social Change
Social theory is not something confined to ivory towers. Our street-level political discussions often invoke theories of how the social world works.
American Social Trends
A typical American shopping mall. But where is it? As local stores give way to multinational chains, all the malls start to look alike.
Another American social t
By Way of Introduction
A turn-of-thecentury Central Kansas farm family, with multiple generations living together.
A typical contemporary college campus at a time when young people spen
Page 1 of 4 SOC 352 Outline for Chapter 2 Scientific theory an abstract explanatory scheme that is potentially open to disconfirmation by evidence Models simplified theories shorn of much elaboration and detail Assumptions beliefs about human
Change in the Settings of Everyday Life: Populations, Families, and Work
The growing diversity of American households. The extended family around the dinner table at Thanksgiving, and t
Sociology 101: Important Concepts for Exam I Why Do Sociology?
Taken-for-Granted Assumptions: Peter Berger argues that sociology is a process of challenging or debunking the matrix of assumptions that define and guide our everyday lives; that is,
Classical Sociological Theory, 4e Ritzer A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years Chapter 1 in all three books
CHAPTER SUMMARY Classical sociological theories are theories of great scope and ambition that either were created in Europe b
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Tuesday, October, 7th Gender under economic science paradigm Gender does not exist fro economists except as an individual preference, biological, status, and in the family division of labor Gary Bec
Topic 6: Marxism
1. Dialecticism as an evolutionary technique that humans use to understand the world and the universe was first developed by: (a) Karl Marx. (b) Georg Feurbach. (c) Eugen von BohmBawerk. (d) Georg W.F. Hegel. (e) Leonid Kantorovich. Karl
Wendy Moritz Sociology Chapter 4: Society Society: people who interact in a defined territory & share a culture Gerhard Lenski describes how societies have changed over past 10,000 yrs o Points to importance of technology in shaping any society Karl Marx
Marx for the 21st Century
This collection surveys current research on Marx and Marxism from a diverse range of perspectives. Marx is rescued from orientalism, evaluated as a socialist thinker, revisited as a theorist of capitalist development, heralded as
Topic 6: Marxism
1. Dialecticism as an evolutionary technique that humans use to understand the world and the universe was first developed by: (a) Ludwig Feurbach. (b) Georg W.F. Hegel. (c) Leonid Kantorovich. (d) Karl Marx. (e) Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk. The
Table of Contents
I. SOCIAL STRATIFACATION
Social stratification lies at the core of society and of the discipline of sociology.
Social inequality is a fundamental aspect of virtually all social processes, and a person's position in the stratification s
Chapter 1: The Origins of Psychology I. The Study of Psychology a. Better understand our own thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and attitudes b. Strengthen our appreciation of tolerance for the wide differences that exist among people c. Investigates a w
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Cognitive Science Applied to Human Factors
Covers cognitive theory from an applied perspective to understand and predict the interactions among human cognition, artifact (i.e., tools), and task. Cogniti