There are many different sociologists throughout history that have navigated through
Sociology and its, as one might call it, ‘wide spectrums of concepts’ within the study.
In the following, the definition of sociology will be explained. It will look at how the understanding of this study, individuals/ citizens and social care practitioners can use from the sociologists theories and from being in society as they know it. It will explain the reasons why as human beings living within the social world, act differently in different circumstances and why not everyone holds the same beliefs and values.
According to Giddens “Sociology is the study of the human social life, groups and society, its subject matter …show more content…
It is also how you are judged as an individual, family, Occupation, wealth or lack of. Working, Middle and Upper class. Gender; Men and women have very different roles in society it seems that not only in the past but at present. Although it has become more advanced men more than not have a more valued rewarded role in society. Whereas women, always having an important role, were considered less powerful. For example; men were the workers and women were the carers and yes it has changed but gender difference still has a big part to play in social …show more content…
People within societies have certain freedom of what one chooses and how one approaches getting on in life, however there are many influences and regiments to be socially abided by even though as people may not be consciously aware of, tasks that we endeavor in our day to day lives. The media has a huge affect on our lives also does workplace, education, law, politics, family life, Religion and the economy. By becoming aware of the studies of the social sciences especially sociology Individuals can be more aware of their surroundings and prepared to analyze society for themselves. As a social care practitioner not to judge is extremely important but to understand is very beneficial. The knowledge of sociology can give a social care worker the tool to use thought and analysis in the way social divisions are. The affects on individuals living within different groups and structures plays a significant role in behavior. Analyzing behavior will lead to the eventual understanding of the