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Introduction to sociology Week 2 Notes Part B Sociological perspective continued Max Weber and the protestant ethic (1864-1920) Certain aspects of Christian beliefs capitalism Values Readiness to invest Spirit of Self-denying approach capitalism Hard work Verstehen= understanding *dis-agreed with Marx* Capitalism emerged in Europe (France, Poland) American sociology Jane Adams (1860-1935) Center for research and social thought (hull house) Nobel peace prize (1931) First African American with doctorate from Harvard W.E.B. DuBois (1963-1931) Sociological laboratory in Atlanta- research on African American experiences The souls of the black folk (book) The Philadelphia negro: a social study (book) Double consciousness- identity through the lens of the particular experiences of African American. Theological perspectives Marco-level of analysis- examining large scale patterns of society (looking at the big picture) Micro-level of analysis- symbolic interactionism- examining the details of everyday life (interactions between individuals) Functionalism/structural functionalism (Parsons, durkehim) Function- any element that helps society survive Dysfunctional- opposite of functions Manifest functions- intentionally Latent function- opposite of manifest (not intended) Conflict (Marx, Dahrendorf) Society= groups in conflict Conflict leads to social change K. Marx= class struggle exploitation Doing sociological research Correlation= a consistent association between two or more variables Spurious correlation= false correlation between 2 variables Cause= independent variable Effect= dependent variable Positive correlation= high rank on a variable is associated with high rank of another variable Negative correlation= a high rank on a variable is associated with low rank of another variable Controls= ways of excluding the possibility that some other factors may be influencing the relationship between 2 variables Basic research methods Survey Population = the total group of people the sociologist is interested in Sample = part of the population Random sample = every member of the population in question has the same chance of being selected.
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