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Sociology and Sociological and Global Perspectives Defined

Sociology and Sociological and Global Perspectives Defined

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will define sociology and delineate the basic components of the sociological perspective. The benefits of the sociological and global perspectives will be discussed.

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Terms to Know

The scientific study of society and of the social behavior of people in groups.

​Benefits of the Sociological Perspective

​The four benefits of the sociological perspective are: challenges familiar understandings, recognizes the constraints individuals face, enables more informed civic participation, appreciates human diversity.

​Global Perspective

A look at an individual society with respect to the larger global system.

​Sociological Perspective

Finding general patterns out of details from particular people's lives.