Sociology - Branches of sociology

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Sociology was long identified primarily with broad evolutionary reconstructions of historical changes in western societies. as well as with the exploration of relationships and interdependencies among their more specialized institutions and aspects of social life. such as the economy the state the family and religion, sociology therefore was thought of as a synthesizing field that attempted to intergrate the findings acquired from other social sciences.

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What are the fields of sociologysociology was long identified primarily with broad evolutionary reconstructions of historical changes in western societies. as well as with the exploration of relationships and interdependencies among their more specialized institutions and aspects of social life. such as the economy the state the family and religion, sociology therefore was thought of as a synthesizing field that attempted to intergrate the findings acquired from other social sciences.The branches of sociology1. Criminology (from Latin crmen, "accusation"; and Greek -, -logia) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, causes, and control of criminal behavior in both the individual and in society.2. Cultural anthropology is one of four or five fields of anthropology (the holistic study of humanity). It is the branch of anthropology that examines culture as a meaningful scientific concept.3. Cultural studies is an academic field which combines political economy, communication, sociology, social theory, literary theory, media theory, film/video studies, cultural anthropology, philosophy, museum studies and art history/criticism to study cultural phenomena in va

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