Sociology Chapter 1- The Sociological Perspective

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sociological perspective

stresses that people's social experiences- the groups they belong to and their experiences within these groups- underlie their behavior

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applied sociology

use of sociology to solve problems in an organizational or work setting

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public sociology

uses sociology in order to benefit the public

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theory

statement of how facts are related to one another

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symbolic interactionists

examine how people use symbols to develop and share their views on the world

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micro level

small scale, face to face interaction

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munctional analysts

focus on the macro level

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macro level

large scale patterns of sociology

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functional theorists

stress society is full of interdependent thoughts

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conflict theorists

focus on large scale patterns of society; stress that society is composed of competing groups that struggle for scarce resources

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Who developed conflict theory?

Karl Marx