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Background Information

What is Sociology? According to Encyclopedia of Postmodernism, "Sociology is the study of human beings in relation to the groups, organizations and institutions affecting their lives. The sociological perspective encompasses a number of analytic tools designed to look beyond the obvious aspects of everyday life and to detect new levels of reality. As a member of the social sciences, which also include anthropology, economics, political science and psychology, sociology is rooted in moral philosophy..." (Credo)

What are the sociological concepts? Functionalism, Marxism, Feminism, Social Action Theory and Postmodernism

What are the branches of sociology? Theoretical Sociologist, Historical Sociology, Sociology of Knowledge, Criminology, Sociology of Religion,  Sociology of Economy, Rural Sociology, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, Sociology of Demography, Sociology of Law, 
Industrial Sociology. 

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