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- Short-term social processes Short- Social progress and evolution (i.e., long-term change) long- Core topics in sociology Social stratification the unequal distribution of resources or conditions across groups (e.g., wealth, health care) Social change (e.g., social movements) Deviance and crime Economic phenomena (e.g., social exchange, labor market) Population, demography (e.g., immigration, health, urbanicity) Social integration (e.g., the internet, social networks) The promise of sociology
Mills Life is a series of external forces, pressures, obstacles. Individuals' experiences, values, and behaviors reflect larger social and historical conditions. Sociology, and the "sociological imagination," are tools for revealing and "seeing" these conditions and their effects, thus providing the means of understanding and emancipation!...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course SOC 1101 taught by Professor Mclaughlin during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07