The early sociologists
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)
Gave sociology its name in 1839.
Positivism holds that valid knowledge about the world can be derived only from using the
Maintained that sociologists were scientists who studied the resul
Sociology: A field of study that pushes you to see the world
around you in new ways, the scientific study of human activity in
All the things people do with, to, and for
one another and what they think and do as a result of others
My group and I were able to come up with major norms that have been established at the University Of
Hartford simply by discussing what rules we see enforced around the school and how they are enforced.
We are aware that popular norms that are enforced ar
Culture: The way of life of a people. Includes the shared and human-created
strategies for adapting and responding to ones surroundings, including the people
and other creatures that are part of those surroundings. A culture can be
something as vast as U.