Soc 101 Ch.1 study guide - Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective and Research Study guide These come from the PowerPoints and the E-text You should be

Soc 101 Ch.1 study guide - Chapter 1 The Sociological...

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Chapter 1 – The Sociological Perspective and Research - Study guide These come from the PowerPoints and the E-text You should be familiar with the following terms and concepts, and be able to apply them to examples: - The difference between Psychology and Sociology - - Why Study Sociology?: Helps us assess the “truth” behind common sense assumptions - Assesses both the opportunities and limitations of our lives - Empowers us to actively participate in the social world around us - Early Thinkers: A Concern with Social Order and Stability - The Beginnings of Sociology in the United States - Macro vs. Micro Analysis Macro: big picture of institutions, whole societies, and the interactions among societies. Ex; class struggles, international relations, & interrelations between social institutions Micro: a theory aimed at understanding the social life at the intimate level of individuals & their interactions Ex; dating behavior , jury deliberations, student faculty relations - The Sociological Perspective – Peter Berger
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