Chapter 1 theory and key players

Chapter 1 theory and key players - Chapter 1: Theory...

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Chapter 1: Theory Structural-Functional, Conflict & Symbolic Interaction
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Key Players AUGUSTE COMTE (1798-1857) Positivism; Law of three stages KARL MARX (1818-1883) Class conflict; human struggle HERBERT SPENCER (1820-1903) Social darwinism—a distorted version of darwin’s theory of natural selection. EMILE DURKHEIM (1858-1917) Group forces; suicide and social integration MAX WEBER (1864-1920) Value-free research; rationalism, and industrial capitalism.
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Marginal Voices HARRIET MARTINEAU (1802-1876) TRANSLATED THE WORKS OF AUGUSTE COMTE FOCUSED ON ISSUES SURROUNDING WOMEN’S RIGHTS SLAVERY THE WORKPLACE AND FACTORY LAWS JANE ADDAMS (1860-1933) SOCIAL WORKER DEVELOPED PLAN TO HELP IMMIGRANTS NEW TO CITY LIFE IN AMERICA HULL HOUSE IN CHICAGO NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER, 1931 W.E.B. DU BOIS (1868-1963) PLIGHT OF AFRICAN AMERICANS AN OBJECTIVE ACCOUINT OF THE DISMAL SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF NORTHERN BLACKS
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Sociological Theory Theory: is a statement of how and why specific facts are related. They are based on Theoretical Paradigms which are sets of assumptions that guide thinking and research.
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states that society is made up of interrelated parts, with each part having a function The Basics A macro-oriented (Large-Scale) paradigm Views society as a complex system with many interdependent parts The parts work together to promote social stability. Key Players include: Comte, Durkheim
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