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soc 1_30 - Weber Basis of social actions: o Instrumental...

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Sociology- Dalton Conley January 30 th Milgram Experiment Context of the experiment.  Class Why did they go on?- Basis of authority Max Weber- interpretive sociology: concerned with the meaning of social action for  social actors themselves.  2 orientations in society: o August Komt- positivism. There are objective laws that govern human behavior
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Unformatted text preview: Weber Basis of social actions: o Instrumental Rationality- oriented towards logically chosen ends (ie goals) and the means to get to those actions are logically chosen. o Value Rational action- the end result is not a rational end state, but the means to get to that end are not rational...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Conley during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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