Chapter 1_sociology.doc - Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective and Research Study guide These come from the PowerPoints and the E-text You should be

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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 psych – study of human mind as they relate to oneself soc – systematic study of human society - Why Study Sociology? Actively participate in the world around us Assess truth behind “common sense” assumptions Assess opportunities/limitations - Early Thinkers: A Concern with Social Order and Stability Auguste Comte – positivism: apply scientific method to social world, also coined “sociology”, wanted sociologists to GUIDE social reform Herbert Spencer – DO NOT guide social reform, social Darwinism: survival of the fittest Karl Marx – class conflict (bourgeoisie and proletariat) Emile Durkheim – social integration: social factors influence suicide Max Weber – religion is central factor in social change, protestant v catholic -
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