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Sociology Notes Social Perspective: Stresses the social contexts in which people live and how these contexts influence their lives. At the core of this perspective is the sociological imagination. Sociological Imagination: Is a sociological vision – a way of looking at the world that allows links between the apparently private problems of the individual and the important social issues. Society: the group of people with whom they share a culture and territory. Social Location: The groups people belong to because of their place or position in history and society. All people have a social location that is defined by their gender, race, social class, age, ability, religion, sexual orientation, and geographic location. Macrosociology: Focuses on the broad features if society. Sociologist who use this approach analyze such things as social class and patriarchy. Conflict theory, functionalism, and feminism are examples of macrosociology. Microsociology: i s one of the main points (or focuses) of sociology, concerning the nature of everyday human social interactions and agency on a small scale: face to face. Symbolic interactionism, queer theory, and postmodernism are examples of this. Social Interaction: is an exchange between two or more individuals and is a building block of society. Social interaction can be studied between groups of two (dyads), three (triads) or larger social groups. By interacting with one another, people design rules, institutions and systems within which they seek to live. “Society is wake makes us like what we like ie; designer clothes and the new Iphone makes you fashionable and trendy Sociology allows us to analyze the two parts of our reality: the changes that incorporate us into a global network and our unique experiences in our small corners of life. Science: Systematic methods of studying the social and natural worlds and the knowledge obtained by those methods. Sociology and Social sciences are developed by modern civilization Natural Sciences: Are the intellectual and academic disciplines designed to comprehend, explain and predict events in our natural environment. The natural sciences are divided into specialized fields of research according to subject matter, such as biology, geology, chemistry, and physics. Scientific Method: Objective systematic procedures use to acquire knowledge based on empirical evidence – practiced in chemistry and physics, uncover truths about the physical world.
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Auguste Comte Positivism: Was a theory of knowledge based on experience alone and not on metaphysical speculation or ungrounded philosophical concepts. Knowledge to be positive must also be situated in its proper historical context. Karl Marx Class Conflict: Marx believe that the engine of human history is class conflict, and that capitalism is the highest stage of human development.

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