What is Sociology.. Thankyou

Jan 22nd, 2015
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  • Objectives:

  • After completing this chapter you will be able to:

    • Learn what sociology encompasses.
    • Learn that we construct society through our own actions.
    • Understand the key components of the sociological imagination.
    • Consider the theoretical issues that frame the study of sociology.
    • Name the different types of questions sociologists address.
    • Understand how sociology is similar to and different from the natural sciences.
    • Differentiate between causation and correlation.
    • Familiarize yourself with research methods.

  • Materials:

  • Read: Chapters 1 and 2

  • Assignments:

  • Theory Application
    Which of the three major theoretical perspectives do you think best explains social problems?  What are the benefits of using this perspective when explaining a social phenomenon (select only one) such as abortion, terrorism, crime rate, divorce, same-sex marriage, poverty, hate groups, sentencing disparity, or some other social problem that interests you?
    Your response should be between 150 and 250 words. Include in your response a reference to material from the text and material from one additional outside source.  Remember to follow APA guidelines.  This assignment is worth 10 points.

  • Assessments:

  • Term Paper Tip:
    Begin thinking about a topic for the term paper. This paper is due the last day of class. The term paper should range from 4 to 6 double-spaced pages, not including the title and reference pages. To complete the assignment students must use information from a minimum of five sources/references. See Syllabus for details.


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