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Sociology February 6, 2008 Paradox: It’s the people we know the least well that offer us the most opportunities. (“the strength of weak ties”) Three dimensions of power: 1. Conflict: getting others to do what you want against their will. -notion of conflict inherent to power SEA Land: Oil Rig in international waters: why not a state? Government of Somaliland: Why aren’t they a state? -not recognized by international system of states - Somaliland president Dahir Rayaale When Croatia broke away and declared itself a state, Austria and germany recognized it immediately. Africa doesn’t want its countries to break apart because of profitable oil. Picture: Beirut when Israel invaded-> challenge to Weber’s theory Formal and Positive Sociology Positive Sociology: social science/physics Formal sociology: concerned with pure social form; numbers and structures. Zimmel’s theory of human behavior Diad: most distinct form of social behavior. Most intimate (2 people) Why? Because no secrets.
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