. What is Sociology?. --the scientific study of human behavior
WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY?SOCIOLOGY is the scientific study of human behavior
• ***THINK***• ACT• TALK• FUNCTION• COMMUNICATION• LIVE• SEE
Through which lens do you see the world..................
What is Social Imagination?• The sociological imagination is the concept of being able to "think ourselves away" from the familiar routines of our daily lives in order to look at them anew• Charles Wright Mills defines the ‘sociological imagination’ as "the vivid awareness of the relationship between experience and the wider society."
Components of Sociology• I. Organization of Social Life• Culture• Socialization• Social structure• Societal development• Groups• Deviance
• II.Conditions of Human Equality• Social stratification• Race• Ethnicity• Age• Gender• Social Mobility
• III. Pivotal Social Institutions• Family• Religion• Education• Government• Economy