study guide exam one principles of soc

study guide exam one principles of soc - Chapter 1 1. What...

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Chapter 1 1. What is sociology? 2. What are the underlying assumptions of sociology? 3. What is the sociological perspective and how does this relate to the sociological  imagination? 4. What are the differences between micro, meso and macro levels of analysis? 5. Explain the social world model, e.g. what are social institutions and social  processes? 6. What are social groups – what are the various levels/differences? Chapter 2 1. What social conditions led to the rise of sociology, as a discipline? 2. Who was August Comte and what was his contribution to sociology? 3. What is the scientific method? How does this differ from the scientific approach? 4. What is the difference between hypotheses and theories? 5. Be able to explain the main differences between: symbolic interactionism,  structural functionalism, conflict theory, and rational choice theory, as paradigms. 6.
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