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Unformatted text preview: Emile Durkheim : major concern was with social facts in sociology. Believed that passions see 4 types Should be limited-but people can't limit these passions - of suicide therefore social facts must play a role in controlling these passions . social facts macro- level phenomena that stand apart from people and impose themselves on people collective conscience : the set of beliefs shared bay people throughout society . George Simmel : believed that sociologists should focus on the way in which conscious individuals interact and associate with one another . W.E. B. Du Bois : best known for his idea concerning the "color line " exsisting between "whites " and "blacks " in the U.S . double consciousness: having a sense of " two-ness " - I can be American and African American . Thorstein Veblen : concerned with the ways in which the upper class demonstrate their wealth examples : dress games/ conspicuous leisure: doing things that -die man demonstrate quite publicly that once Sports , fancy bored animals . does not need to do what most people consider to be work. Gucci, LV,... conspicuous consumption: buying expensive items to display wealth...
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  • Spring '14
  • AnneM.Ollilainen
  • Sociology, Thorstein Veblen, George Simmel

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