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sociology chapter 1 29/01/2008 13:04:00 Chapter outline Putting social life into perspective The importance of globa social global sociological imagination The origins of sociological thinking The development  why study sociology? Helps us gain a better understanding about ourselves and a social world o The better we understand people the better well get a long Helps us see how behavior is shaped by the groups we belong to in society o Understand why we do things Promotes our understanding and tolerance by helping us look beyond  personal experiences and gain insight into the world order Society-a society is a large social grouping that shares the same geographical  territory and is subjected to the same political authority and dominant cultural  expectations such as, the united states mexico or Nigeria The sociological imagination The ability to see the relationshi[ between individual experiences and the  larger society Distinguishes b/t personal troubles and social issues o Credit card debt
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST/POLS 1301/2301 taught by Professor Drbrown/prof.alexander during the Spring '08 term at Dallas Baptist.

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