Sociology, 1st Edition

  • Stephanie Alexander
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  • ISBN-10: 162275557X
  • ISBN-13: 9781622755578
  • DDC: 301
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Sociology, the study of human behavior in social groups, is a relatively recent discipline within the social sciences, which examine human behavior, culture, and society using scientific methodology in both research and analysis. This resource explains the rise of the social sciences, in particular sociology, charting the history of the discipline and its founders. The key principles and fundamental theories are examined in detail, and the contemporary status of sociology and today's major players are noted. Readers will also learn the importance of methodology in sociology and all social sciences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What are the Social Sciences?.
2: What is Sociology?.
3: The Origins of Sociology.
4: Early Sociological Theories.
5: Major Modern Developments.
6: Methodological Considerations in Sociology.
7: The Status of Contemporary Sociology.