Sociology and Social Policy

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Problems defined as "any pattern of relationships that calls for explanation."
Sociological
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Theory that suggests that sociology should be used to inspire working class action.
Marxism
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The process of interconnectedness and interdependence between nations that may affect policy making in one country.
Globalisation
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New Right sociologist that suggests that welfare benefits provide 'perverse incentives' for lone parents.
Murray
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Theory that suggests that policies reflect patriarchy and do nothing to serve the interests of women.
Feminism
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Problems that are defined as "pieces of social behaviour that cause public or private friction and require collective action to solve them."
Social
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Social _____________ theories suggest that redistribution of wealth and policies to tackle poverty are the best way to solve social problems.
Democratic
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Perspective that suggests that sociology cannot influence policies because objective truth cannot be discovered.
Postmodernism
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Feminist view point that suggests that antidiscrimination policy reforms will create gender equality.
Liberal
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Early Positivist who saw Sociology as a means of strengthening social bonds and maintaining order.
Durkheim
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Perspective that suggests that 'piecemeal' social policies are most successful at maintaining and improving society and its institutions.
Functionalism
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Right Realists suggest that a zero ________ approach to policies is best when dealing with crime and deviance
Tolerance
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Theory that suggests that sociology should be used to inspire working class action.

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Marxism

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The process of interconnectedness and interdependence between nations that may affect policy making in one country.

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New Right sociologist that suggests that welfare benefits provide 'perverse incentives' for lone parents.

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Theory that suggests that policies reflect patriarchy and do nothing to serve the interests of women.

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