Wright Mills, a world acclaimed public intellectual of the twentieth-century America, and a pioneering social scientist, left a legacy of interdisciplinary and powerful works including three books which provided individuals with powerful intellectual tools to address their personal ordeals and influence...
Social Studies Curriculum Guide
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Unit 1: Colonial Era
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Many developments highlighted world history between 1450 and 1750, which marked a major new period – the early modern – in the global experience. The balance of power among major civilizations shifted; Western Europe became...
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Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western...
THE AGE OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT
Human curiosity and ingenuity have always helped people learn more about the universe they live in. If our ancient ancestors had not stared at the night sky with wonder or the sun with the thirst for knowledge, the development of culture would not be...
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Common Core K‐8 Social Studies Framework
Social Studies Education in the 21st Century: Rationale
In the interconnected world of the 21st century, it is necessary to revise the New York State Resource Guide
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important issue. The newly discovered land held great potential wealth which would benefit European nations.
Deconstructionism is the social construction of identity
* we are nothing other than that of which we make of ourselves
-we define who we are-can be obtained from...
1. Social Structure, Stratification and Social Processes in Society
2. Social Change and Social Order in Rural and Urban Society
3. Environment and Society
4. Introducing Western Sociologists
5. Indian Sociologists
CHAPTER 1SOCIAL STRUCTURE,...
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Sociology emerged from enlightenment thought, shortly after the French Revolution, as a positivist...
was imported from Greek, by Sir Thomas More for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island in the Atlantic Ocean. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts...
knowledge. This system uses observation and experimentation to describe and explain natural phenomena. The term science also refers to the organized body of knowledge people have gained using that system. Less formally, the word science often describes any systematic field of study or the knowledge gained from...
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Sociology Semester 2 2011
Sociology 100 – Issues and Themes in Sociology
The sociological perspective/way of seeing society has been described by Bauman as “the
habit of viewing human actions as elements of wider figurations: that is of a non-random
The Political, Economic and Social Aspects the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, also known as Age of Reason, was a cultural movement that spread through England, France, Germany, and other parts of Europe. The Enlightenment mainly focused on mathematics, science, art, philosophy, politics and literature...
Political A HISTORY OF WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT
A History of Western Political Thought is an energetic, engaged and lucid account of the most important political thinkers and the enduring themes of the last two and a half millennia. J.S.McClelland traces the development and consolidation of a tradition...
Class and American Society
Since the time of the Industrial Revolution, the concept of class has always held
a pivotal place in the social sciences, especially regarding its impact on both the
evolution and perpetuation of capitalist societies. The extent of the impression this
Liberalism (from the Latin liberalis, "of freedom") is the belief in the importance of liberty and equal rights. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but most liberals support such fundamental ideas as constitutions, liberal democracy, free and...
China is a rising nation with global ideas, and unbreakable motives, becoming more important with every day that passes. China has proven to many that it is tough, unsettling and unyielding, with the determination to prove itself as a world power in the future. America, on the other...
separation of the thirteen colonies from Mother England cannot be attributed to one single factor. Years of history were required before the revolution was to take place, and within these years several factors built upon one another. These few however, stick out more than others: distance, taxation, and...