The basic concepts of sociology revolve around the patterns of human behavior that sociology looks to study: society and culture, ways in which individuals and groups interact and the factors which influence an individua... More »

Some examples of sociological imagination are the ability to see things interactively, an understanding of how personal issues are connected to public issues and a comprehension of knowledge that is outside of the daily ... More »

Sociological issues are issues that a large part of society feel are wrong or problematic. Examples include issues that everyone view as a problem, like murder, and those that some may disagree on, like smoking in public... More »

The main concepts of sociology include society, culture, social organization, social structure and inequality. Sociology seeks to learn about the structure, functioning and development of human society. More »

Because sociology is the study of human behavior in society, which is governed by values, in one sense sociology cannot be value-free. The goal of sociologists is to be value-neutral, meaning they do not bring their own ... More »

Sociocultural perspective refers to a point of view that is built upon the idea that society and culture are major factors influencing personal development. It is an outlook that considers an individual through the lens ... 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 »