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Discipline and Ideas in Social Sciences (DISS)In previous semester, we discussed about Discipline and Ideas in Social Sciences whereaswe discuss the branches and its subfields.In Social Science it is more on to the discovering offacts about humans and other social animals. I have learned that Social Science studies thehistorical, cultural, sociological, psychological, and the political forces that shape the actions ofindividuals and their impact on society. The different disciplines that we have discussed undersocial sciences all help in providing a better understanding and appreciation of the complexissues that face society. These disciplines are Anthropology, the study of ancient societies andtheir cultural tradition. Demography, the study of human population.Economics, the study ofthe efficient allocation of scarce resources in order to satisfy unlimited human needs and wants.Geography, the study of interaction between the natural environment and the people living int.Linguistics, the scientific study of language History, the study of the recorded past. PoliticalScience, the study of power, politics and government. Psychology, the scientific study ofbehaviour and mental processes. Sociology, the scientific study of the society as a whole. Wealso discussed about the different approaches of Social Science whereas it provides anintroduction to the dominant approaches and ideas in the social sciences. It identifies the keyideas and assumptions as well as the key theoretical and methodological issue associated witheach approach. These approaches are Rational Choice Theory, Symbolic Interactionism,Structural-functionalism, Institutionalism, Human Environment System Approach,Psychoanalysis, Hermeneutic-phenomenology, Marxism and Feminist Theory.In conclusion, the main reason why it is important to study the social sciences is becausethe knowledge of the social sciences can help us improve our societies. By studying socialscience, we are becoming better informed about how societies should be put together. Studyingsocial sciences can provide us with so many important answers and observations that may helpimprove the understanding of our lives, and thus help us to improve our interactions with eachother.
Discipline and Ideas in Applied Social Sciences (DIASS)In previous semester, we discussed about Discipline and Ideas in Social Sciences whereaswe discuss the branches and its subfields. Social science is a discipline or branch of science thatdeals with human behaviour in its social and cultural aspects. Applied Social Sciences is abranch of study that applies the different concepts, theoretical models, and theories of the socialscience disciplines to help understand society and the different problems and issues.Appliedscience is a discipline that used to apply existing scientific knowledge based on scientificresearches and also to developing a practical application of science such as technology,methodology, inventions.

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