sociology

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  1. sociology 
    • the systematic study of humans society, social groups and social institutions
    • 1. made form many perspective not individuals
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  2. C. Writght Mills 
    • consept of sociological imagination the ability  to see the person in the contex of the social structure or see the forces on the individual
    • the importance that some events have on a person  
  3. August Comte
    • father of sociology in America 
    • coined the term sociology 
    • positivism: we can use the scientific method to study behavior 
    • believed that sociology could predict and control the human behavior he called this the priesthood of humanity 
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