Unformatted text preview: in many things and researched them all. Human beings act on the basis of their own understanding of a situation. Verstehen – understanding the social behavior of others by putting yourself mentally in their places. This allows you to shed your values and see things from another point of view. (Detectives trying to solve a crime) Rationalization – emphasizes the use of knowledge, reason, and planning. This was a transition from using tradition, emotion and superstition....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, strong social pressures, highly specialized roles