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SOAN 2111- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 16 pages long!)


Department
Sociology and Anthropology
Course Code
SOAN 2111
Professor
Linda Hunter
Study Guide
Midterm

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U of G
SOAN 2111
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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SOAN 2111 Week 1 Lecture 1
Theoretical Approaches and Frameworks
I Introduction
II The Value of Theory: Contemporary Relevance of Old Theories
III Nature and Types of Sociological Theory: Positivism, Interpretive, Critical
IV Expansion on Theoretical Frameworks: Key Concepts and Terminology
Art inhabits the same past as business, religion or politics
Introduction
Theoretical concepts have a role in
Shaping the direction of research
o Consider the theories you want to use
Directing observation What ou’re eaiig
Guiding description
Sociology:
LOGY- study a high level
SOCIO- points to society
Comte (1839): Developed the phrase Sociology
Study of what is
Social Philosophy
Much older than sociology
We were interested in what society ought to be
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History
Recurring patterns of events, variables, themes
Recurring patterns Observable in human independence
Historically, sociological classical theory written between the time of
the great French Revolution 1789-1799 and WW1 (1919)
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