Complementary Perspectives in Sociology

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Complementary Perspectives in Sociology In addition to the three theoretical paradigms previously presented, sociologists use many different  models to examine, describe, and understand society and human behavior. Some of the more  popular, which are normally used as adjuncts to the above paradigms, include the cross-species  perspective, cross-cultural perspective, statistical perspective, historical perspective, religious  perspective, and feminist perspective. Each of these is limited in its ability to comprehensively  describe society and behavior. Instead, they complement the other, larger, paradigms. The cross-species perspective Obviously, human beings belong to the animal kingdom. The cross-species perspective  considers the similarities in and differences between human social behavior and that of other  animals. A comparison of social behaviors across species can provide valuable insights into 
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