Unformatted text preview: issues of social structure Three important questions that social scientists ask (according to Mills): What is the structure of this particular society as a whole (components, meanings, difference from others)? Where does this society stand in human history (evolution, place, time)? What varieties of men and women now prevail in this society and in this period (who and what qualities encouraged, thwarted)? The two important poi nts Mill’s makes about values: When people feel their values are threatened they experience a crisis which they see either as personal trouble or as public issue When people are without values and do not feel threatened they become indifferent and when people are without values but do feel threatened they experience anxiety...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course SOCY SOCY - 203 taught by Professor Brianhawkins during the Spring '10 term at University of Colombo.
- Spring '10