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According to the American Sociological Association, sociology is: “the study of society; a social science involving the study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies; the study of our behavior as social beings, covering everything from the analysis of short contacts between anonymous individuals on the street to the study of global social processes; the scientific study of social aggregations, the entities through which human move throughout their lives; [and] an overarching unification of all studies of humankind, including history psychology, and economic.” What this broad definition makes clear is that while sociology is a relatively new academic discipline, it can trace its roots to many other ways of studying, describing, and controlling human behavior including: philosophy, history, psychology, economics, culture, and religion. In fact, the modern study of sociology continues to interact with other… [ Read More ]