An Idea Whose Time Has Come - Babbie

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come Earl Babbie THE DOMAIN OF SOCIOLOGY Sociology involves the study of human beings; the study of interactions and relations among human beings - Psychology is the study of what goes on inside individuals - Sociology addresses hat goes on between them Sociology is the study of formal organizations, the functioning of whole societies, and even relations among societies - sociology is the study of how rule come into existence - sociology is also the study of how rules are organized and perpetuated - persistence of our rule is largely a function of one generation teaching them to the next generation - socialization as the process of learning rule through rewards and punishment Reification - reference to the pretense that things are real when they are not; often reify the rules of society Sociology is also the study of how we break the rules - the rules are extensive and complex that no one can possibly keep them all - study of how people break the rules is closely related to the study of how the rules
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