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Who is Auguste Comte?
The founder of sociology

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

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

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Who is Karl Marx?
wrote the Communist Manifesto

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Who is Herbert Spencer?
opposed social reform

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

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

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who is Jane Addams?
founded the Hull House

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Who is Harriet Martineau?
introduced feminism

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

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

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

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Who is Karl Marx
identified several social classes

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

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

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

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

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

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What is dysfunction?
negative consequence of an aspect of society

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Who is Harriet Martineau?
wrote Society in America

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