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1.Have and have nots 2.Exploitation 3. Struggle for scarce resources
The three main parts of the Conflict Theory
1.Parts of society serve Functions 2.Interdependent parts 3.Society is like a living organism
The three main parts of the Functionalism
1.day to day interactions 2.signs, symbols, and patterns 3.social meaning arises through social interaction
The three main parts of the Symbolic Interaction
views human behavior in societal context which reveals the underlying basis for many social issues
the ability to see societal patterns that influence individual and group life
being able to analyze society using the same systematic process as scientists who study the natural world
Gave speeches on sociology as a theory involving the survival of the fittest, where the weak are defective. His speeches appealed to the wealthy and sold out.
Came up with "verstehen"- analysis of interaction. Thought sociological study should be performed among the people
asking questions and questioning answers, taking a closer look at our social world
a conceptual model or typology constructed from direct observation of a number of specific cases and representing the essential qualities found in those cases
study of society in an effort to understand and explain the natural laws that govern its evolution
uses sociological principles, social ideals, and ethical considerations to improve society
sets of assumption and ideas that guide research questions, methods of analysis and interpretation, and the development of theory
focuses on day to day interactions of individuals and groups in specific social situations
people who live in a specific geographic territory, interact with one another, and share many elements of a common culture
process in which societies grow more complex in terms of technology, social structure, and cultural knowledge over time
prohibitions against behaviors that most members of a group consider to be so repugnant they are unthinkable
feelings of confusion and disorientation that occur when a person encounters a very different culture
the tendency to evaluate the customs of other groups according to one's own cultural standards
groups that share many elements of mainstream culture but maintain their own distinctive customs, values, norms, and lifestyles
reject the conventional wisdom and standards of behavior of the majority and provide alternatives to mainstream culture
belief that european cultures have contributed the most to human knowledge and are superior to all others
inconsistencies within a cultural system, especially in relationship between technology and non-material culture
theologist who came up with the theory that everything is predestined, and our predestiny is revealed through the blessings we recieve
theory that says there are a set of social action governed by reason, calculation + rational pursuit of one's interest
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