Sociology People and Theory Notes

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High School Spanish II - Tutoring Flashcards on Sociology People and Theory Notes, created by dragonrule029 on 10/26/2014.

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Jane Adams Concerned with lives of immigrants in cities Began social work in the United States Prevented racial segregation in Chicago Public Schools Was the 'split' between Sociologists and Social Work
W.E.B DuBois Viewed with those with less power fighting, prejudice, tolerance and justice Blacks NAACP
Max Weber studied separate groups in society wanted to know affect of society on the individual Verstehen: attempt to understand the meanings that people attatch to their actions
Emile Durkheim made first university sociology course functions of society and interested in the function of religion in society Believed that beliefs and values were the glue that held society together
Sociological Perspective Find hidden meanings in human interaction find view of life with larger social and historical context teaches how behavior is influenced by social factors
Auguste Comte founder of Sociology believe society could be studied like science is studied
Herbert Spencer believed in survival of the fittest society is a set of interdependent parts that work together to maintain the system over time
Karl Marx Believed society is influenced how economy is organized Two classes: Bourgeoisie (owners) and Proletariat (workers)
Conflict Theory Those who posses power will exercise it over those who have less power conflict of social change is inevitable and a reccuring feature of society
Interactionist Theory/Perspective How individuals respond to each other in everyday situations role os symbols in daily lives how people use symbols while interacting how individuals interact within society
Theoretical Perspective general set of assumptions about the nature of things Functions and dysfunctions manifest function and latent function
Functions stabilize society have positive consequences
Dysfunctions have negative consequences disrupt society
Manifest Function intended or recognized function
Latent Function unintended or unrecognized function
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