How Do Sociologist Do Research Terms

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Big bang
the cosmic explosion that is hypothesized to have marked the origin of the universe
Static description
referring to a condition of social life bound by tradition.
Trend description
to have a general tendency, as events, conditions, etc.
Baby boomers
Children born after World War II
Micro to macro
Minute in scope or capability.
very large in scale, scope, or capability.
Tentative
of the nature of or made or done as a trial, experiment, or attempt; experimental:
Provisional
providing or serving for the time being only; existing only until permanently or properly
replaced; temporary
Intuition
direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process; immediate
apprehension.
Anomie
a state or condition of individuals or society characterized by a breakdown or absence of
social norms and values, as in the case of uprooted people.
social anonymity
David Reisman, The Lonely Crowd
www.notesolution.com
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Big bang the cosmic explosion that is hypothesized to have marked the origin of the universe. Static description referring to a condition of social life bound by tradition. Trend description to have a general tendency, as events, conditions, etc. Minute in scope or capability. very large in scale, scope, or capability. Tentative of the nature of or made or done as a trial, experiment, or attempt; experimental: Provisional providing or serving for the time being only; existing only until permanently or properly replaced; temporary. Intuition direct perception of t ruth, fact, etc. , independent of any reasoning process; immediate apprehension. Anomie a state or condition of individuals or society characterized by a breakdown or absence of social norms and values, as in the case of uprooted people. social anonymity. Riesman, et al. identify and analyze three main cultural types: tradition-directed, inner- directed, and other-directed.

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