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What is Sociology?
scientific study of sustained social interactions and sources and consequences of such organizations.
Who is Emile Durkheim?
believed that the sociologist's task is to study social facts.
Define Social Facts.
are ideas, feelings, and ways of behaving "that possess the remarkable property of existing outside the consciousness of the individual."
Sociological Methods
theories and concepts compel the sociologist to explore levels of reality that go beyond the commonly accepted rules governing human behavior.
Social Imagination
Ability to connect impersonal and remote historical forces to the most basic incidents of an individual's life.
The Industrial Revolution and the Emergence of Sociology
-Nature of Work, -Nature of Interaction, -Theorist: Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber and W.E.B Duboise
Nature of Work
Industrialization transformed individual workshops into factories, craftsmen into machine operators, and hand production into machine production