12-8-10 Sociology Explored

Posted: December 8, 2010 by mcculloughmg in Uncategorized
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Bellwork:  Name 5 things that shape your life?

Which do you have control of?  Which don’t you?

Today we explored into what makes up sociology and took the following notes:

Social Facts-

•Properties of life that shape and/or constrain the actions individuals can take.
•These are external even though individuals participate in them.
•Emile Durkheim – Late 1800s came up with idea as some things can’t be reduced to biology or psychology.
5 Key Concepts of Sociology
•Social Structure
•Social Action
•Functional Integration
•Power
•Culture
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