Theories A2

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Is Social action theory a structure or action theory?
Action
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Is social action theory a macro or micro theory?
Micro
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What is Social action theory a example of?
Interactionalism
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Who argued people are not puppets on strings?
Max Weber 1864-1920
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What time of approch did Weber take?
Bottom up approach
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What was Weber concerned with studying?
The meaning and motivations behind social actions
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In wbers view what is the purpose of sociology ?
To understand a socail sctors pereception of a socail situation
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Why should sociologiest concentrate on social actions over social institutions?
social insitutions are made of individuals carrying out social ations.
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What is a social action?
An action carried out by an idivudal to which a person attaches meanig- if the person does not think of the action then it is not a social action e.g. trippign over. Also id the action does not take into account the reaction of another person also .
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what methods does Weber like?
Qualitative
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Why does Weber like the mthods he does?
Can gain Verstehen
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what are causal expalantions?
The meanings and motivations behind actions.
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what are the 3 types of scoial actions?
Emtional/ traditional/ rational
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