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Social Intitutions A complex group of interdependent positions that perform a social role and reproduce themselves over time
Comte First one to use "sociology" as a term 3 states of knowledge of society: theological, metaphysical and scientific
Max Weber founder of sociology -sociology is the study of how culture, economics, politics, and religion shape human understanding of the social world -provided first theories of authority, relationship, and bureaucracy -ideal more complicated than Marx
Georg Simmel founder of sociology -first micro sociologist, unlike the others founders -focused on group
Conflict Theory Conflict among competing interests i the basic force of sciety
sociological imagination The term sociological imagination was coined by the American sociologist C. Wright Mills in 1959 to describe the type of insight offered by the discipline of sociology.
who are founders of sociology? Comte,Marx, Weber, Durkeim,Simmel They wrote in response to the industrial revolution, mass urbanization and social dislocation of the 1800's.
What are the modern sociological theories? Functionalism, Conflict Theory, Symbolic Interaction and Dramatical Theory of social interaction
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