Sociology - Sociology- the systematic study of human...

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Sociology- the systematic study of human society Where did sociology come from? o As the new industrial economy, enormous cities, and fresh political ideas combined to draw attention to society, the new discipline known as sociology developed in France, Germany and England, the countries where these changes were the greatest. The French revolution Declarations of independence- personal liberty and individual rights Sociological perspective- Berger defines as, seeing the general in the particular. By this he meant that sociology helps us see general patterns in behavior of particular people. o Living through a social crisis and living as an outsider in society helps one notice the sociological perspective. Sociological imagination- Sociobiology- nature vs. nurture Socialization process o Agents between socialization o Consequences of socialitzation Status and roles o Ascribed vs achieved status o Role conflicts Role strains Social construction
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