Why Should We Study Sociology?

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We should study Sociology because it can affect all aspects of our lives, each and every day and learn valuable lessons from the studies and improve our living. We can use Sociology change our lives today, so that tomorrow will be better for ourselves, children, and so on. Not only is Sociology good for our lives as a person, but it is useful to our neighbors, co-workers, government, state, country and in fact, the entire world benefits from the study of human behavior.

Once a person has studied Sociology, they can consider and appreciate other human's perspectives instead of believing that your own perspective is the only answer. This will assist them in their job to be more understanding of their customers, co-workers and bosses which will make everyone involved happier. It can also increase production if that person happens to work in an industrial type environment. If the person worked in the healthcare field, this would help them understand patients that come in and are from another region or country. If the person works for the government, the same rules can apply. The end result of this example is happier, healthier people and increased production.

How to Sociologists study human behavior properly?

It is imperative that Sociologists use proper research methods so the data is not skewed in anyway. If there are mistakes, this could be very time consuming to repair and give false data which will give us an incorrect answer to the objective. The most important step in conducting a study is to plan carefully. The plan should consist of six (6) items, but some researchers do not follow them in the exact order. This will not be crucial to the end result since it is sometimes difficult to choose a topic without rev...

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... a society, there is often disagreements which inevitably end up in war. It's usually very sudden and revolutionary instead of the evolutionary style of change. Finally, the fourth role is war. War can disrupt our society, change it in many ways and ultimately end the society. Most of the people that fall into the conflict theory are followers of Karl Marx.

Finally we reach the symbolic interactionist theory. To me, this theory means that we are brought up as children and we learn from interactions at day care, family, and any other place they can interact with others. We may see something today as adults and it we think of our parents or someone else that did when we were younger. We should begin to interact with our children as early as possible and continue to socialize them so they will have skills to interact with other members of society successfully.
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