Sociology (General)


Sociology (General)
Sociology - General

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  • Sociology — • The claims of sociology to a place in the hierarchy of sciences are subjected to varied controversy. It has been held that there is no distinct problem for a science of sociology, no feature of human society not already provided for in the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sociology in Poland — has been developing, as has sociology throughout Europe, since the mid 19th century. Polish sociology is today a vibrant science, with its own experts and currents of thought. As early as in 1917 a Polish scholar, Jan Stanisław Bystroń, wrote… …   Wikipedia

  • SOCIOLOGY — as a field of intellectual endeavor is much older than sociology as an academic discipline. Modern sociology can be traced to the Scottish moralists such as Adam Ferguson, David Hume, Adam Smith, and possibly to Thomas Hobbes. The word sociology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sociology of law — refers to both a sub discipline of sociology and an approach within the field of legal studies. Sociology of law is a diverse field of study which examines the interaction of law with other aspects of society, such as the effect of legal… …   Wikipedia

  • Sociology of sport — Sociology of sport, alternately referred to as sports sociology , is an area of sociology that focuses on sport as a social phenomenon and on the social and cultural structures, patterns, and organizations or groups engaged in sport. There are… …   Wikipedia

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  • sociology — sociologist, n. /soh see ol euh jee, soh shee /, n. the science or study of the origin, development, organization, and functioning of human society; the science of the fundamental laws of social relations, institutions, etc. [1835 45; < F… …   Universalium

  • Sociology — For the journal, see Sociology (journal). Sociology …   Wikipedia

  • Sociology in medieval Islam — Medieval Islamic sociology refers to the study of sociology and the social sciences in the medieval Islamic world. Early Islamic sociology responded to the challenges of social organization of diverse peoples all under common religious… …   Wikipedia

  • Sociology of punishment — The sociology of punishment seeks to understand why and how we punish. Punishment usually involves the intentional infliction of pain or suffering or the deprivation of rights and/or liberties. These actions are generally understood to be morally …   Wikipedia