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Anthony Giddens (“Sociology”, 1989): “Sociology is the study of human social life, groups and societies. It is a dazzling and compelling enterprise, having as its subject matter our own behavior as social beings.”

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Definition of Sociology1. Anthony Giddens (Sociology, 1989):Sociology is the study of human social life, groups and societies. It is a dazzling and compelling enterprise, having as its subject matter our own behavior as social beings.2. 2. Tony Lawson and Joan Garrod:Sociology is the study of individuals in groups and social formations in a systematic way, which grew out of the search for understanding associated with the industrial and scientific revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries.3. Tony Fitzgerald (Sociology Online):"Sociology is to be defined as the 'study of social order."4. David Kessel, an american academic:"Sociology is the study of us...people...living together. It is the study of the issues, concepts, investigations, and results of individuals living together. Sociology is a personal encounter with the Social Forces which shape our lives, especially those that affect our awareness (and ignorance) of how we create, maintain, and change those very Social Forces"5. Max Weber ("Sociological Writings". edited by Wolf Heydebrand, 1994):"Sociology (in the sense in which this highly ambiguous word is used here) is a science which attempts th

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