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11 Cards in this Set

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social science that studies human society and social behavior
social sciences
are the disciplines that study human social behavior or institutions and functions of human society in a scientific manner
social phenomena
observable facts or events about human society
sociological perspective
can look beyond commonly held beliefs to the hidden meanings behind human actions
sociological imagination
capacity to range from the most impersonal and remote topics to the most intimate features of the human self and to see the relations between the two
the comparative study of past and present cultures
the social science that deals with the behavior and thinking of organisms
social psychology
study of how the social environment affects an individual's behavior and personality
study of the choices people make in an effort to satisfy their needs and wants
political science
examination of the organization and operation of governments
study of past events