Relationship Between A Person And Society

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According to your understanding of the chapter, what is the relationship between a person and society? The relationship between a person and society is that we has humans live in the society. We are the essential element of what forms a society. The definition of society is “the aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community. This definition means that society cannot exist without individuals. On the other hand, society exist to serve individuals--not the other way around. It is in the society that an individual is surrounded and encompassed by culture, as a societal force. It is in the society again that he has to conform to the norms, occupy statuses and become members of groups.

How would you describe social location, in your own words? How is it related to the sociological perspective? How does your social location shape your perspective? Social location is what represents a place you are from. For example if you are from california you are used to the climate and it's a way different atmosphere than anywhere else. The social location can be race, gender, socioeconomic status, physical features, education, etc. Sociology is the study of individuals within societies, and societies arise from and shape social norms. My social location is currently in Delaware. I moved from Houston, Texas to Delaware a couple of years ago. The perspective I am used to is the society that I currently in Delaware, which contains no sales tax, eastern accents,
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