Introduction to Theory
Introduction to Theory Sociology 3488
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jocelyn Rossell on Wednesday September 16, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Sociology 3488 at Ohio State University taught by Paul Malackany in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 114 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Sociological Theory in Sociology at Ohio State University.
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Date Created: 09/16/15
Introduction to Sociological Theory Theory 0 Holds observation and fact together 0 System of generalized statements or propositions about phenomena 0 Theory as a Science I Explain predict produce testable and falsi able hypotheses Facts Make Sense When They o Are interpreted 0 Use preexisting categories 0 Use assumption Classical Theory 0 Sociology rst emerged 0 Mid l9t early 20th centuries Contemporary Theory 0 1935 present 0 Modern sociology The Enlightenment Advent of civil society Increasing pace to modern life New attitude and method of though uid thought Emphasis on REASON I Systematic observation 0000 339 The Brain Trust Auguste Compte Emile Durkheim Karl Marx Max Weber 0000 Industrial Revolution 0 Power driven technology to manufacturing 0 Farm to factory urbanization 0 Social change 2 Central Questions 0 Question of Order what accounts for patterns predictability and experience as routine I Collectivist approach and orientation Overarching system Works downward to shape society Reality with Sui Generis o The idea is out there I Individualist approach and orientation Create and recreate order Work upwards to produce Autonomy to social actors 0 Act as agency 0 Question of Action What factors motivate individuals and groups to act I Nonrational Values morals norms Desires and emotions I Rational Maximize rewards Minimize costs
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