One way to reframe the big social/political change that occurred when our society changed from one of lords versus peasants, to one of rights and representation, is to say we shifted away from a _____ society.
Comte’s positivism approach, which is the belief that societies have their own scientific principles and laws, is representative of which of his three stages of society?
The theological stage
The metaphysical stage
The vertical stage
The scientific stage
We can study how ancient cultures compare to modern cultures because of this sub-field of anthropology.
Sociologist often study _____. This includes the structures that influence daily life, such as religious groups, schools, political organizations and families.
Loss of natural rights
In sociology, ”theories” are attempts to explain why _____ choose to perform certain actions and how _____ function or change in a certain way.
politicians; voting blocks
groups of people; societies