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Dana Hopkins Sociology Chapter 1 Notes Sociologists and their theories 1. Peter Berger (1963)- described the sociological perspective as seeing the general in the particular (how the general categories we fall into effect our particular life) 2. Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)- social forces are at work even in the apparently isolated act of self-destruction, structural functional pioneer 3 . C. Wright Mills (1959)- periods of change or crisis make everyone feel a off balance and prompt us to use the sociological perspective 4. Lenore Weitzman (1985)- studied the financial hardships facing women after divorce “had a real impact on public policy and resulted in the passage of 14 new laws in Cali” 5. Auguste Comte (1798-1857)- coined the term sociology to describe the new way of thinking (one of the youngest academic disciplines). Structural-functional paradigm- pointed out the importance of social integration during a time of change Sociology is the three stage historical development 1. Theological stage-people took religious view of society, seeing it as
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton University.

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