A Study Of Development, Structure, And Functioning Of Human Society

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Synthesis 1 Sociology. The study of development, structure, and functioning of human society. It is the basis which scientists use to analyses social interactions and behaviors of those around us. For example, when you are watching the news and see a statistic of how a certain people group tends to have a specific pater of thought, this come directly from sociology. In other words, sociology is the means by which we use to understand each other. So far, we have covered many different topics ranging from societal norms, to sub cultures, to inter-personal relationships. The point of this paper is to demonstrate our understanding of the major topics given in the first seminar. As such, I will be covering the following topics in this synthesis essay. They are as follows: The process to complete a sociological research project, a key sociologist talked about in our textbook and how we can relate, and finally my personal opinions on the key concept given though out the textbook. With the formalities out of the way, I shall begin. For the majority of the first chapter of our text talked about the different types of research projects and how each of them are tailored for different uses. For example, there are a total of seven different types of projects you could perform. They are as follows: surveys, participant observation (also known as fieldwork), case studies, secondary analysis, analysis of document, experiments, and unobtrusive measures. Each type of research project

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