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The meaning of sociology

Joel M. Charon

The meaning of sociology

by Joel M. Charon

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoel M. Charon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51 .C45 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2214482M
    ISBN 10013567512X
    LC Control Number89037540
    OCLC/WorldCa20132738

    THE MEANING OF ‘THEORY’ question, it does not force us to think about metaphysics, reality, essences, being, and the like. Unlike the evaluative question, it does not involve the tricky predicate ‘(be) good.’ Unlike the teleological question, it does not appear to require that we are clear about the nature and aims of sociology. Sociology is the study of human social relationships and institutions. Sociology’s subject matter is diverse, ranging from crime to religion, from the family to the state, from the divisions of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, and from social stability to radical change in whole societies.

    Interpretive sociology is, thus, focused on understanding the meaning that those studied give to their beliefs, values, actions, behaviors, and social relationships with people and institutions. Georg Simmel, a contemporary of Weber, is also recognized as a major developer of interpretive sociology. CliffsNotes study guides are written by real teachers and professors, so no matter what you're studying, CliffsNotes can ease your homework headaches and help you score high on exams.

    The Debunking Motif. As Peter L. Berger (, pp. 23–24) noted in his classic book Invitation to Sociology, “The first wisdom of sociology is this—things are not what they seem.”Social reality, he said, has “many layers of meaning,” and a goal of sociology is to help us discover these multiple meanings. Book Description. Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative.


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