Approaches to Understanding Sociology

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This book has been written in attempt to bring various sociological concepts up to date. There are references to the old ideology in the first part and a move towards explaining current issues in the second.

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Preface:This book has been written in attempt to bring various sociological concepts up to date. There are references to the old ideology in the first part and a move towards explaining current issues in the second. Care was taken to quote sources that were as close to the original thought as was possible rather than consult translations or interpretations of original texts.To understand how the many sociological problems found here came into being it helps to have a perspective on how sociology has been defined and what can be measured through an analysis of the information that a researcher in the field might gather. The author has been careful to site references that back up assumptions and opinions on the elaborated information. He has also been careful to get as close to the original information as possible having had to resort to some interpretations along the way because the original texts could not be found or because reading the original text would have proven too difficult for scope of this project.The book begins with a short introduction about the field of sociology and then takes a vague timeline from its beginnings to present day analysis of current issues. The author thought it opportune to combine various sociological fields in one compact text as it makes for easier reading rather than concentrate on one specific sociological field like the use of empathy. Unfortunately small texts that summarize sociological events from historical, philosophical, ps

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