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Intro to Sociology notes 1

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Intro to Sociology notes 1 12050-002

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Katelyn Rinella on Monday January 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 12050-002 at Kent State University taught by Ivanka Sabolich in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 224 views. For similar materials see INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY in Sociology at Kent State University.


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Date Created: 01/25/16
Intro to sociology notes Sociological perspective Henslin author of book understanding human behavior by placing it within the broader social context Henslin was not the rst person CWMills was CW Mills quotsociological imaginationquot our ability to make connection in our lives to the society in whichH private lives patterns and events of our society Origins of sociology 1 The industrial revolution 2 The French revolution August Comte 17981857 quotSociologyquot study of society Positivism the application of the scienti c method to the social world Godfather of sociology Was expelled Herbert spencer and social Darwinim 18201903 Spencer believed that society would advance from lowerbarbarian forms to highercivilized form Did not want to give aid to the helpless Society a social organism Survival of the ttest Karl Marx 18181883 0 Class con ict Bourgeoisie higher class Bourge i5ie Con ict social change Proletariat Marx believed economic conditions were most important This did not come true Emile Durkheim 18581917 Unity of society Two types of solidarity Traditional societies before industrial evolution mechanical solidarity families produced own things 0 Industrial societies organic solidarity Worked together some produce clothes others produce food Suicide 1897 People killed themselves due to lack on interactionsocial ties Social integration the degree to which people are tied to their social groups Egoistic suicide weak group family or community ties Altruistic suicide when people39s lives are suddenly disrupted by major social events Ex War famine economic depressionpoverty


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