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Unformatted text preview: What are the benefits of sociological perspective HISTORY AND THEORY IN SOCIOLOGY - Chapter 1 and Chapter 4 (Theorists) Origins of sociology and historical factors which led to the development of sociology as a discipline. Comte’ and his views Durkheim and his views Spencer and his views Marx and his views Weber and his views Understand the major ideas of social conflict, symbolic interaction, and structural functional theories Know each of the three major theoretical perspectives images of society, and the kinds of questions they might ask about society How does theory relate to research Understand the concept of theory, its importance and application to social phenomena How might each theory be used to interpret the role of sports in society...
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