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Intro to sociology notes chapter 1

by: Micah Harris

Intro to sociology notes chapter 1 SOCL 100

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These notes will help you study for Exam 1
introduction to sociology
Amy Krull
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Date Created: 09/10/16
Sociology notes Micah harris 9/07/16 Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) - Believe sociology must study social facts, aspects, of social life that shape our actions as individuals, such as the economy or the influence of religion. - Believed we must study social life with the same objectivity as scientist who study the “natural” world - Search for correlations among social facts in order to reveal laws of social structure. Karl Marx (1818-1883) - Materialist conception of history - View developed by marx, according to which material or economic, factors, have a prime role in determining historical change - Believed social change is prompted primarily by economic influences. - Says “all human history thus for is the history of class struggles” - *Capitalism: An economic system based on the private ownership of wealth, which is invested and reinvested in order to produce profit. - Marx predicted that in the future capitalism will be supported by a society in which there are NO CLASSES Scientific Flow Chart 1. Define the problem 2. Review the literature 3. Formulate the hypothesis: A speculative statement about the relationship between two events Variable: a characteristic that subject that subject to change. Independent Variable: cause or influence Dependent Variable: Action that depends on independent variable Hypothesis: must be operationalized 4. Select a research design Quantitative: collects and reports Correlation: values of variables change in relation to one another Qualitative: Collects and reports data primary in words  Methods of data collections - Surveys - Secondary Anaylysis - Develop the conclusion  Ethics of research - Informed consent - Disclose all sources of financial support. - Preserve confidentiality


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