What is Sociology?
Sociology is the systematic study of human society.
Peter Berger said in his book Invitation to Sociology that Sociological perspectives involves seeing the general in the particular, seeing the strange in the familiar and individuality in social context.
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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
a) Give an overview of the Functionalist Theory of Society.
b) Clearly explain why this theory is known as a consensus theory.
Consensus theory is the concept that if everyone agrees on something then it must be correct. For example people used to think the world was flat. E
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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
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Sociology for Caribbean Students
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This Research Paper explores the intricacies of technology, training and education as related to economic development. We will examine the usage of technology to generate economic development and growth and look at how technology can and has impacted our education, training and
Introduction to Sociology
Definition of Sociology
Sociology is the systematic and scientific study of human social life. Sociologists study people as they form groups and interact
The Research Design
The study entitled, “The Effects of Absolute Poverty on the level of Educational Interest of Teenagers in the Hagley Park Community” is a quantitative research that attempts to determine the relationship between poverty and a lack of good grades from the students in the Hag
The Anthropology of Development
Marc Edelman and Angelique Haugerud
What is development?
‘‘Development’’ is an unstable term. Is it an ideal, an imagined future towards which institutions and individuals strive? Or is it a destructive myth, an insidi
It was once a worldwide belief that development is primarily concerned with economic growth, meaning that once there was economic growth a country would develop. This was so firmly believed that a number of theories, which were put across to explain development and how to achieve development, such a
The social and cultural environment
Introduction: what is the social and cultural environment? What has it got to do with business? Society, culture and business Demographic trends—an ageing population Immigration and multiculturalism Class structure Inequality A woman’
Welcome to Cape Sociology
This website originated out of the need for students to gain deeper understanding of cape sociology, without being daunted by the seemingly insurmountable loads of theories and theorists. We trust that with this interactive tool, students and teachers alike would benefit,
Definition of terms 3-5
How the process of syncretism started in the Caribbean 6
effects of syncretism in the Caribbean 7
Essential beliefs of vodou 8
Simple vodou ritual 9
Similarities between vodou and Catholism 10
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What is the family?
“The family are a close group of people, usually related not always. Who support each other and at some point in their lives tend to live in the same household.”
There is no correct definition on the family, Sociologists do not agree on a definition,
Overarching concept of violence:
Violence is a social problem which is not limited to any particular society. It is a social plague that has far reaching consequences and one which affects the very heart of any society.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) World Report on Violence and