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A branch of sociology concerned with large scale social dynamics and long term patterns / processes.
Example(s): economics, social class, war
Comte's third stage where people look to science and observations to explain things; use data.
The ability to see the connections between our personal experiences and the larger, impersonal forces of history.
Methods that attempt to collect information about the social world that cannot be readily converted to numeric form.
A set of systems or methods that treat women's experiences as legitimate empirical and theoretical resources, that promote social science for women, and that take into account the researcher as much as the overt subject matter.
A qualitative research method that seeks to uncover the meanings people give their social actions by observing their behavior in practice.
An ordered series of questions intended to elicit information from respondents.
When change occurs too fast within a society and takes time to catch up with technological innovations; causes social problems and conflicts arise from this.