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What is Sociology?

Study of people
study of development and structure

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What does sociology deal with?

history
political science
economics
psychology
anthropology

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Who is Auguste Comte?

sociology - new way of thinking

4

What is the Doctrine of Positivism?

way of understanding society based on science

5

What are the three changes?

factory based industrial economy
growth of cities
ideas of democracy & politics

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Who is Karl Marx?

Marxism - working class
stateless society

7

Who is Emile Durkheim?

-structural functionalism (div. of labor)
religion
suicide
crime

8

Max Weber?

abstract theory

9

What is Anthropology?

human study
within past and present

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Physical/Biological Anthropology?

evolution
darwin's theory

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Cultural Anthropology

archeology -- fossils
linguistics -- devl't of language
ethnology -- ancient activities / norms or beliefs

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What is Political Science?

study of state and gov't

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Political Science

Political Theory
Laws
Administration

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What are the three types of laws?

international
administrative
constitutional

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Why study Political Science?

education for citizenship
liberal education
knowledge and understanding

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What consists of a state?

people
government
territory
sovereignty

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True or False: Is gov't under the state?

TRUE

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what is a state?

political concept
free from external control
- principal and would never change

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what is a nation?

ethical concept
external control
-agent and would change