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Approaches to sociology

J. Rex

Approaches to sociology

an introduction to major trends in British sociology.

by J. Rex

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The first section of this book covers the foundations of sociology, including an introduction to the discipline, the methods of study, and some of the dominant theoretical perspectives. The remaining chapters focus on the different areas of study in sociology. (From Wikibooks, description text under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License). Redeeming Sociology advocates a biblically informed approach based on the Trinitarian nature of God, his governance of the world, and his redemption accomplished in Christ—a model that will help to reform the field of sociology as well as the beliefs and behaviors in our own relationships.

Key contribution to the development of sociology: Karl Marx’s ideas are linked to an important theoretical perspective – the Marxist approach, or Marxism. This perspective has inspired a lot.   Macro-sociology takes on the study of society as a whole. This approach emphasizes the analysis of social systems and populations on a large scale and at a high level of theoretical abstraction. Macro-sociology does concern individuals, families, and other aspects of society, but it always does so in relation to the larger social system to Author: Ashley Crossman.

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