Divisions within Sociology

Divisions within Sociology - • As new social needs arise...

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Divisions within Sociology 18:02 Microsociology understands local interactional contexts and small scale social  functions. Macrosociology looks at social dynamics across whole societies or large parts of  them and often relies on statistical analysis to do so. Functionalism Macro theory Society is an organism o Every organ performs a specific task
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Unformatted text preview: • As new social needs arise, social institutions and structures rise to meet those needs Thus every social structures has a need and purpose within society • Example: Division of Labor • Theory has mostly fallen out of favor Major Proponents: • Emile Durkheim • Talcott Parsons 18:02 18:02...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course SOCL 2000 taught by Professor Slack during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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