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Macrosociology: Definition & Examples

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Which of the following definitions best describes macrosociology?

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1. Macrosociology differs from microsociology in what main way?

2. Which of the following questions is NOT a question that would be studied in macrosociology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sociology in general studies humans and human societies from a scientific standpoint, but among that larger definition there are numerous sub-disciplines within the field. One of these is the field of macrosociology, and these questions will go over some basic facts on it. When going through the assessment, you'll be tested on things such as the definition of macrosociology and its areas of focus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz focuses on testing your understanding of:

  • The definition of macrosociology
  • Macrosociological data
  • Questions asked by macrosociology
  • Issues that fall under macrosociology
  • Social changes relevant to macrosociology

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - when answering the assessment questions, recall some of the basic information from the lesson on the definition and focus of the field of macrosociology
  • Distinguishing differences - in addition to recalling facts, make sure you can distinguish sociological issues and questions that fall under macrosociology from those that fall under different sociological subfields
  • Knowledge application - demonstrate your understanding of macrosociology by answering the questions on the areas of focus, questions and issues pertaining to the field

Additional Learning

The lesson called Macrosociology: Definition & Examples is available to you should you wish to learn more about this field of sociology. Topics this lesson focuses on are as follows:

  • An overview of sociology
  • The definition of macrosociology
  • The focus and importance of macrosociology
  • Examples of macrosociological research
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