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Chapter 1

Lecture 1 - chapter 1 First part of Chapter 1 lecture notes.

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Department
Sociology
Course
SY101
Professor
Henry Regehr
Semester
Fall

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Sociology Wednesday September 15 2010 What is Sociology 1 Understanding Sociology Text Chapter 1 A Definitiono The systematic study of human society to the discipline study of social interaction Systematic studies are aimed and focused Not a movement to reform society but to understand it Intellectual discipline attempting to make sense of what is going on Always action because society is always evolving and changingB The aim of Sociology o To study society not necessarily change it Though change may come over time based on the results of the observationsC The subject matter of Sociology o The interaction and the results of the interaction Interaction leads to habitual forms of relating to each other Common interactions include norms habits rules laws Once interaction decreases the norms weaken or change or possibly disappe
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