syg2001 - 1/7/2011 Chapter 1: What is Sociology A Way of...

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1/7/2011 1 Chapter 1: What is Sociology A Way of Seeing Sociology as a Way of Seeing : Beyond Either/Or: Seeing Sociologically Making Connections: Sociological Dynamics Sociological Understanding A Way of Seeing Doing Sociology : Sociology and Science Getting beyond ―Common Sense‖
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1/7/2011 2 The Sociological Perspective • A sociological perspective is a perspective that sees connections and contexts. – Sociology connects individuals to the worlds in which we live. The Sociological Perspective • C. Wright Mills wrote about sociological perspective in The Sociological Imagination . – He wrote that the task of sociology was to understand the relationship between individuals and their society. – He emphasized the need to see our lives as contextual lives. Troubles and Issues Troubles are private problems in an individual’s life. Issues affect large numbers of people – Issues shape the context within which troubles arise.
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1/7/2011 3 Where Did Sociology Come From? • Before ―Sociology‖
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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syg2001 - 1/7/2011 Chapter 1: What is Sociology A Way of...

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