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Unformatted text preview: structure of family, strong social structure, sort of shapes how you end up • Agency :(Biography) refers to our ability to do things. we make choices and act accordingly teachers sets it up for you to get the A (structure) agency is your choice to choose to get the A ^^fundamentally interrelated and dependent on each other, they are causal structure affects choices culuture= structure, therefore affects are agency of what we wear, eat, etc. Sociology as Empirical Project ⁃ one main task of the sociologist is to uncover how structure affects human/social behavior ⁃ Sociologists analyze a variety of institutional context to understand how and why social life is organized the way it is ⁃ we do this using a variety of methods and data methods:interview, collect numbers, use stats., survey all of us. .then compare data...
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, Taylor Steinberg, relationship btwn. ind., Empirical Project