The concept used to describe opening a window into unfamiliar worlds that allows us to understand human behavior by planning it within its broader social context
When sociologists group people into categories based on their age, gender, educational level, job and income, they are trying to determine their …
Ones society or social location
Of the following, which variables do sociologists empphasize the most as being the determining motivation for our thinking and behavior?
C. Wright Mills
The sociologist responsible for suggesting the conection between history and biography to explain the sociological imagination…
The first person to propose that the scientific method could be applied to the study of social life was…
Explain why something happens
The 1st goal of each scientific disipline is to….
The notion that only the fittest members of society deserve to survive and that social programs to help the poor will ultimetely weaken the social order is a doctrine known as…
Weber referred to the self-denying approach to life characterized by people living frugal lives and…
The Bourgeoisie and The Proletariat
The titles Karl Marx used to describe the 2 classes in society were the….
To grasp by Insight
Max Weber used the term verstehen to mean….
Durkheim referred to the patterens of behavior that characterize a social group as…
Sociologists who analyzed how behavior depends on the ways that people define themselves and others are most likely….
Mark: functionalists theorist and John: conflict theorist
Mark views society as a system of interrelated parts, while John views society as composed of groups competing for scarce resources..
The male female power relationship
According to conflict theorists the high divorce rates in the U.S is due to…
There is no one correct theory
Which sociological perspectives are the best to use in developing an accurate understanding of society?