Herbert Spencer DO NOT guide social reform social Darwinism survival of the

Herbert spencer do not guide social reform social

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Herbert Spencer – DO NOT guide social reform, social Darwinism: survival of the fittest Karl Marx – class conflict (bourgeoisie and proletariat) Emile Durkheim – social integration: social factors influence suicide Max Weber – religion is central factor in social change, protestant v catholic - The Beginnings of Sociology in the United States (1a) - Macro vs. Micro Analysis (1b) Macro - theory aimed at understanding the “big picture” of institutions, whole societies, and the interactions among societies Micro - a theory aimed at understanding social life at the intimate level of individuals and their interactions - The Sociological Perspective – Peter Berger - The Sociological Imagination - Basic, Applied and Public Sociology
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- An overview of structural - functional theory - What is Theory? theory is nothing more than a simple statement that seeks to explain a social phenomenon theory can be a research bias - Anomie Sense of normlessness - Be able to understand and define the conflict theory (i.e. class struggle, haves and have-nots) - The concept of power under the conflict theory - Understand the basic definitions of symbolic-interactionism - Ethics in Sociological Research - Know an overview of the main methods for research used by sociologists - A Question of Socio-Biology or Feminism? (Discussions in Sociology on Blackboard - Theory)
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