Sociological Analysis

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People view sociology in many different ways. Every one of them having their own theory on what it is and how it is connected to the world. Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Harriet Martineau, and W.E.B Du Bois, all had their own theory that led to one thing. The one thing being sociology. Sociology is the study of social behavior in human groups focusing on relationships, influences, attitudes, behaviors, and how societies develop and change. Sociology explains the important matters in personal lives and the world like causes and consequences in romantic love life, racial and gender identity, family conflict, religious faith, poverty and wealth, discrimination, social movements, etc. Sociology enlightens the way we see and understand …show more content…
He believed that to fully understand one’s behavior you must learn the meanings people attach to their actions, how the person views themselves and explains their behavior. Harriet Martineau came up with a theory on how gender,slavery, and discrimination is found in society in America. She was indeed a feminist. W.E.B Du Bois believed in promoting racial justice. He looked at problems that people of color would go through and wanted to help fix the discrimination. Each sociological thinker came up with a theory, examined it connecting it to the world and got their idea out in the open to enlighten …show more content…
A person’s behavior/actions towards something will be tied down to sociology. However, not everyone would agree with the choice of sociology. These people are considered as non-sociologists/ Individualists. These thinkers use biological and psychological evidence and theory to explain rather than taking data from the social aspects and ideals of something. A Non- Sociologist thinks more about one person rather than a group of individuals. A non-sociologist 's perspective of an individual person in some sociological group would give greater priority to the characteristics of any individual of the group more than it would emphasize the reciprocal action between all or some of the whole group when any analysis of the behavioral or conceptual patterns of the group as a whole is to be

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