Sociology in the United State1

Sociology in the United State1 - – Period after World War...

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Sociology in the United States • First period--1905-1918 – Pioneers in teaching sociology in colleges – Many early sociologists were the sons of small town ministers – They looked at social problems – Urbanism was seen as a source of problems – Were conservative and sought social reform – American Sociological Association est. 1905 Sociology in the United States • Second era--1918-1935
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Unformatted text preview: – Period after World War I left people disillusioned – Sociologists began to use the scientific method – Wanted sociology to be value-free--study what is there without being judgmental Sociology in the United States • Third period--1935-54 – Sociologists began to integrate theory, research, and application – Sociologists became more professionalized – Encouraged the use of basic research...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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