Flashcards in Unit 1-Intro To Soc Deck (27)
Unintended and unconscious
Key functionalist: latent and manifest
Open stated & conscious
Founder of Sociology
Social statics and social dynamics
What holds the society together?
What causes the society to change?
Systematic study of social behavior & human groups
A way of regarding situations, the way you 'see' things
The corners of life that people occupy because of where they are located in a society
-developed sociological perspective
Patterned interactions of people in social relationships
Occurs because members of a group have been taught to value the group's ways
C. Wright Mills
Ability of individuals to see the relationships between events in their personal lives and events in their society
3 factors that led to the development of sociology
"2nd founder of sociology"
Society operated under some fixed laws
Compared body to society
Key to human history is class conflict
Viewed struggle between social classes as inevitable
How social groups affect peoples orientations to life
Attacked the "negro problem"
Sees Society as a living organism in which each part of the organism contributes to its survival
Sees the world and continual struggle
Emphasizes conflict, competition, change
examines how people react in order to understand society as a whole
George Herbert Mead
Founder of interactionalist perspective
Focused on human interactions w/in one to one situations
Coined term symbolic interactionism & outlined 3 assumptions to this perspective