Functional and Conflict Theory: A point of view
By: Jim McGrath
Conflict is inevitable. It is simply a part of life. The most interesting part is seeing how theorists have broken conflict into numerous components with the intention of teaching the best methods of management. According to Lindlow and Scott (1989), conflict exists on many...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are several conceptual frameworks for the concepts of culture which have evolved over time. The first framework allows a view of culture as a structural framework for belief, behavioral patterns, knowledge and symbolism. Depending on the ability of humans to learn social and symbolic...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sociology and Anthropology both study human society, how societies are organized and how humans interact and behave within them. The difference is in how all of this is studied. Anthropology and forensic anthropology can be seen as more oriented to the biological, historical, and holistic...
Why there are cities
By: Global Urbanist
The division of labour among people results in cities. With the division of labour an economic interdependence arises among individuals. People rely on each other for what they need, and it makes sense to be in close proximity to each other. As the division...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The work of artists is done within the constructs of their socialization and enculturalization processes in life. The work of artists is done within the construct of specified training and of social, institutional, and group dynamics that is unique to artists. Artists create the expressive...
Differences between sociology, anthropology, and psychology
By: Avril Defleurey
Sociology, anthropology and psychology are studies, theories and ideas involved the study of humankind. More often than not, the individual studies of either subject overlap slightly into one or the other. Therefore, they are the trinity to the study of man. To the untrained, social...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The best construct for understanding the factors that make up the concept of "culture" was provided by Krober and Kluchohn (1952). Narrowing their sixteen definitions down to the most commonly used ones is even more helpful. There is "High Culture", which applies to the arts...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It could be said that psychology looks at what is inside of the individual human mind, while sociology looks at the external and group mind of many individuals. Psychology students learn about the biological functions of the brain as they apply to behavior, personality, memory...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is easy to believe that there is a global society, given the ease with which we can communicate our values, ideas, and beliefs to most of the people of the world. We can view, listen to and read the values, ideas and beliefs of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Going Postal" became a euphemism for an employee who has a psychotic break which culminates in violence that is generally aimed at the workplace. This is because much of the work of mail sorters simply drove them to increased inclinations toward psychotic breaks. Much has...

 

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