INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
Putting Sociology to Work

WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY?

Proprietary Lecture Notes

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(1) What is Sociology?

  • According to:  American Sociological Association

  • According to:  Dr. Diana Kendall: Sociology in Our Times:  Sociology is the systematic study of human society and social interaction.

  • According to:  Dr. Lamberton's definition:  Sociology is the scientific study of social interaction and its products. 

(2) The  DYAD is the basic building block or unit of measurement of social interaction with the discipline of Sociology.

(3) ORIGINS OF SOCIOLOGY: THE BASICS

(4) What is a human being?  Biology, Psychology, Sociology

(5) BIOLOGY: Neo-CortexThe enlargement and species-specific elaboration of the cerebral neocortex during evolution holds the secret of humans’ mental abilities.  The neocortex, as the name implies, is the newest addition to our brain and is considered to be the crowning achievement of evolution and the biological substrate of human mental prowess.  (Taken from "Evolution of the neocortex: Perspective from developmental biology,"  by Pasko Rakic)

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PSYCHOLOGY: Freud, Mead

SOCIOLOGY: 

SOCIALIZATION: THE PROCESS OF BECOMING "HUMAN"

SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION:

Dr. Diana Kendall: Sociology in Our Times: THE ABILITY TO SEE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES AND THE LARGER SOCIETY.

Dr. Lamberton: The ability to see social interaction using the of Sociology; the building blocks Dyad.

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