The study of sociology provides valuable insights into how human behavior is shaped and influenced by the societal forces of group interaction. The insight gained from a study of sociology leads to a greater understandin... More »

Sociology is important because it helps in solving social and international problems, gives better perspective into crime, helps in the study of institutional roles and in the understanding and planning of society. Socio... More »

Literature is important because it develops critical thinking skills, fosters empathy for others, reduces stress and develops readers' personal experiences. It can also be a learning tool for subjects including medicine,... More »

Sociology, the study of human social behavior and interaction, has become a component of many nursing education programs because it is believed that undertaking formal study of human behavior can assist nurses in providi... More »

Social studies is a field of study that seeks to unify the diverse subjects of history, politics, economics, sociology, geography and anthropology, ultimately aiming toward a comprehensive understanding of society. It is... More »

General topics within sociology include the study of the social order, societal change over time, and individual versus societal human behavior. Specific topics within sociology include social stratification and mobility... More »

Sociological concepts are key ideas in the study of sociology, and are generally taught in introductory sociology classes and texts. Examples of sociological concepts include ethnocentrism, taboos and social groups. More »