Social Science

  • The Knowledge Society

    In recent years there has been growing interest in the concept of the knowledge society. This new concept has been ushered in by the information technology revolution, and it goes beyond data processing and the dissemination of information. It is about the integration of information into existing knowledge, the creation of new knowledge from current knowledge, and the sharing of knowledge in a global sense.…

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    Different types of socialization

    Question: What are the different types of socialization? Types of socialization: Ian Robertson in his book “Sociology” (1977) has mentioned four types of socialization. According to him, the socialization that a person undergoes in the course of his lifetime may be one or more of four different types: Socialization Primary socialization, Anticipatory socialization, Developmental socialization and Re-socialization. 1. Primary socialization: This is the most essential…

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    Sociology Definition

    Definition of sociology according to some Sociologist are,Sociology is the scientific study of society.It is a social science which concerned with the empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a systematic body of knowledge about human social activity. The focus of  sociology is on social structure and the influences from society, Which can affect the behaviors of the people, their experiences and the interpretations of…

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    Is Sociology a science?

    Sociology as a Science: Science has been defined by the Marriam web-star Dictionary as:-‘knowledge of trend through study or practice.” Using this definition sociology can be classified as a science as it is a field of study that has been developed to obtained knowledge about society and human social behaviors through the study of society and individuals within societies. Sociology is a relatively new branch…

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    Nature of Sociology

    Nature of Sociology According to Robert Bierstedt:    Sociology is the branch of knowledge and it has its own characteristics. Sociology has different nature in society. It is different from other sciences in certain respects. The following are the main characteristics of sociology as enlisted by Robert Bierstedt in his book ” The Social Order” and they are as follows:- 1) Sociology is an independent science:- Sociology…

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