Founders of the functionalist
Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)
survival of the
I agree that liberty and equality are uneasy bedfellows.
Definition of liberty:
the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by
authority on one's way of life, behavior, or political views.
Definition of freedom:
Solution: Social policy (existing or suggestion)
Class stratification issue:
1. I agree with the speakers definition of wisdom which is that it generally
means one has characteristics such as a rich knowledge of life (practical
life skills), Emotional regulation, social cognition (social cooperation),
insight, tolerance of ambigui
1. What kind of an impression would you want to make at a
job interview? How would you go about achieving this?
At a job interview I would want to make a professional and
confident first impression. I would also like to show my
enthusiasm and interest in
Sociology Reading Notes:
Culture and societies in a Changing World
o Personal Practices
o National customs
o Activities considered elitist
o Symbolic meaning
Connections between concept and the social world
Two ways of looking a
According to Max Weber, the Protestant ethic was a central factor in the birth of _.
Karl Marx suggested that the force which drives hum