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Sociology

Study of human social behavior

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Empirical evidence

Data from observation

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Social Marginality

Group or Individuals that seek the truth & debunk

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Socialization

Learning and accepting governmental rules and regulations concerning social behaviors

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Social Stratification

+ and - that we receive due to the categories we are in

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Social Institution

Way to predict or establish society's needs

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Manifest Function

Obvious and intended

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Latent

Unintended

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3 Theoretical perspectives

Functionalism, Conflict Theory, Symbolic Interactionalism

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Equilibrium

Unchanged because it functions

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Conflict Theory

No harmony, function, cooperative.. rather competition for property, resources, etc. (Macrosociological)

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Symbolic Interactionism

Focused on Minorities (Microsociological)

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Functionalism

For majorities (Macrosociological)