Sociology chp.1 (.2)

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  1. How could each of these situations be both a trouble (micro) and a structural issue (macro)?
    Illness, unemployment, oil spill
  2. Making informed decisions
    Understanding diversity
    Shaping social and public policies
    Thinking critically
    Expanding your career opportunities
    Reasons why Sociology is important
  3. Sociology is based on
    theory and empirical information
  4. A set of statements that explains why a phenomenon occurs
  5. information based on observations, experiments, or experiences
    Empirical information
  6. Father of Sociology
    Auguste Comte
  7. Translated Comte’s work
    Emphasized systematic data collection
    Opposed slavery and advocated for women’s rights
    Harriet Martineau
  8. Analyzed social facts, social solidarity, and division of labor
    Conducted study of suicide and social integration
    Émile Durkheim
  9. Analyzed the Industrial Revolution
    Studied capitalism, class conflict, and alienation
    Karl Marx
  10. Argued for the importance of ideas, ideologies, and charismatic leaders
    Used verstehen or subjective understanding
    Argued for value free sociology
    Max Weber
  11. Cofounded Hull House
    Studied social disorganization and immigration
    Jane Addams
  12. Cofounded NAACP
    Examined oppressive effects of race and class
    W.E.B DuBois
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