A particular point of view.
The scientific study of social structure (human social behavior)
A view that looks at the behavior of groups, not individuals
The patterned interaction of people in social relationships
The ability of individuals to see the relationship between events in their personal lives and events in their society
The belief that knowledge should be derived from scientific observation
The study of social stability and order
The study of social change
Class owning the means for producing wealth
People who own or control the means for producing wealth
Class that labors without owning the means of production; those that labor for the bourgeoisie
The ongoing struggle between the bourgeoisie (owners) and the proletariat (working) classes
Social dependency based on a widespread consensus of values and beliefs, enforced conformity, and dependence on tradition and family
Social interdependency based on a high degree of specialization in roles
Understanding social behavior by putting yourself in the place of others
The mind-set emphasizing knowledge, reason, and planning
A set of assumptions accepted as true
Approach that emphasizes the contributions made by each part of society
Actions that produces an intended and recognized result
Actions that produces an unintended and unrecognized result
Negative consequence of an aspect of society
Approach emphasizing the role of conflict, competition, and constraint within a society
The ability to control the behavior of others
Anything that stands for something else and has an agreed-upon meaning attached to it
Approach that focuses on the interactions among people based on mutually understood symbols
Approach that depicts human interaction as theatrical performances
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