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100

The founder of sociology
Who is Auguste Comte?

100

using scientific observation in the study of social behavior
What is positivism?

100

a person who owns or controls the means for producing wealth
What is a capitalist?

100

wrote the Communist Manifesto
Who is Karl Marx?

200

opposed social reform
Who is Herbert Spencer?

200

understanding social behavior by putting yourself in someone's shoes
What is verstehen?

200

the ongoing struggle between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat
What is a class conflict?

200

founded the Hull House
who is Jane Addams?

300

introduced feminism
Who is Harriet Martineau?

300

the mind-set emphasizing knowledge, reason, and planning
What is Rationalization?

300

a set of assumptions accepted as true
What is a theoretical perspective?

300

wrote the Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
Who is Max Weber

400

identified several social classes
Who is Karl Marx

400

social interdependency based on a high degree of specialization in roles
What is organic solidarity?

400

approach that emphasizes the contributions made by each part of society
What is functionalism?

400

active in the pan African movement
Who is W.E.B. DuBois?

500

first to teach a sociology course at a university
Who is Emile Durkheim?

500

class owning the means for producing wealth
What is the bourgeoisie?

500

negative consequence of an aspect of society
What is dysfunction?

500

wrote Society in America
Who is Harriet Martineau?