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A Sociological Perspective SOCI 200 Spring 2007
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Sociology Sociology is the scientific study of human social life, groups and societies. It is understanding society in a disciplined way.
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Sociology Psychology looks at individuals. Sociology looks at groups of individuals. Examines patterns of people’s actions and attitudes. How problems vary across time, social groups, and cultures.
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A Sociology Perspective Sociology considers man/woman not a lone actor in a personal drama . . . . . . but a person always influenced by the actions of others and also able to influence the actions of others.
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A Sociology Perspective If you are a woman who will graduate with a degree in science, your chances of getting a good job are dependent not only on your own achievement, but: The community’s attitude toward women in general. Company’s attitudes toward female scientists. The demand for scientists in general. The economic community in general.
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A Sociology Perspective When we look at things from different angles or perspectives, we see different things. We use social settings to help us interpret
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course SOCI 200m taught by Professor Albright during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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