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SOC: Ch 1 Responding


Bourgeoisie Karl Marx’s term for the class of people who own the means of production in modern society, the capitalists
Collective Conscience The totality of beliefs and sentiments common to the average members of the same society
Ferdinand Tonnies is coined for these terms Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
Gemeinschaft (Guh-MINE-shoft) emotion based or personal and close, such as friend-friend, husband-wife, parent-child
Gesellschaft (Guh-ZELL-shoft) goal driven or social relationships such as doctor-Patient, retailer-customer, worker-boss
Max Weber is coined for these terms Rational and Nonrational behavior
Nonrational behavior behavior done for its own sake
Proletariat Karl Marx’s term for the class of people who survive in modern society by selling their labor to the bourgeoisie
Rational behavior behavior that is calculating
Social Facts according to Durkheim, “Manners of acting, thinking, and feeling external to the individual, which are vested with a coercive power by virtue of which they exercise control over him”
Sociology The scientific study of interactions and relations among human beings
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