Sociological Perspectives

Explains the differences between sociological perspectives.

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Sociological Perspectives
Positivists ­ research, quantitative data, facts can be correlated, statistics are significant
Interactionalists ­ micro details
Functionalists ­ consensus of values, institutions (Durkheim, Parsons)
Marxists ­ corruption in society, ruling class control working classes
Left Realism ­ Labour, structural explanations of society
Right Realism ­ Conservative, individual explanations of society

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