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Tara Loughman January 30, 2008 Sociology 101 Sec. 202 Prof. Jumana Khalifeh Reflection Paper #1 Throughout the first few weeks of my introduction to sociology class we have gone over the basics of sociology, such as what it is, how it is present in our everyday lives, and how it affects us. We also are given reading assignments each week in which we have read about different sociologists and their theories as well as different terms used in sociology. So far we have learned a great deal about different views in sociology as well as also starting to develop our own. The sociological perspective is the study of things we see in everyday life, but we may not all see in the same way. Whether we realize it or not, everyone has a sociological perspective because we all see things different ways. We all have our own ways of approaching and solving conflicts and issues that occur in our lives. Studying sociological perspectives is useful because in the end it may actually help us to understand ourselves better. What some people may not realize is what the difference is between a sociological perspective and a psychological perspective. Psychological perspectives will help you to understand more about what is going on in your head now and why you make the decisions you do, but sociological perspectives will help you to understand more about how you act in groups or how you handle situations in your social life. Sociology is the study of social behavior and human groups that focuses mostly on
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Khalifeh during the Winter '08 term at DePaul.

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