Sociology Notes - Class1 FACTS Last July there was an...

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FACTS Last July there was an eastern shore earthquake: 3.6 Largest earthquake was in 1944 on the eastern shore First tropical storm of the season is a category 3 storms Irene 74-95 mph 96-110 111-130 131-155 151 + Seismology: study of earthquakes Steve Jacobs resigns from apple Notes: CW Mills Sociology / way of viewing the world using a scientific approach and observing the social context of individuals/ study of human behavior in society. Modern sociology came from the enlightenment period. Born out of strife in 18 th century Europe the study of human behavior was cultivated. Auguste Comte – the father of sociology Through socialization humans lean to behave. University of Chicago had the first sociology department. 1/3 of Americans work Saturday Sunday or both 45 million don’t have insurance Four social concepts Social structure (stability of our society) Social institutions (family, religion, marriage, government) Social change (internet) Social interactions (meetings between students) Significance of Diversity: Social change
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Livingston during the Fall '11 term at Howard.

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Sociology Notes - Class1 FACTS Last July there was an...

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