Chapter 1_sociology-2.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 (1a) Psychology- study of individual physical mind, development of personality individual Sociology- study of group dynamics, recognize that every group is made up of individuals (more broad looking at all social interactions), rigid methods of collecting imperial hard data so no opinion - Why Study Sociology? (1a) sociology allows us to see patterns in behavior allows us to understand people and how they react to different circumstances and/or actions see things that are not as simple or straightforward - Early Thinkers: A Concern with Social Order and Stability (1a) Auguste Comte – positivism: apply scientific method to social world, also coined “sociology”, wanted sociologists to GUIDE social reform
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