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Social Science Perspectives - Chapter Summary
The lesson videos included in this chapter will help stir up your memory of topics like immigration's impact on California's development and determination of attributional patterns by differences in culture. Short lesson videos provide you with engaging ways to refresh your mind on the concepts. Once you've finished watching the lessons, you can demonstrate your understanding by taking short self-assessments. In addition to the topics listed above, this chapter also covers:
- Kinds of meta-disciplines, including traditionalists and more
- Summary of social psychology
- Definition of the four theoretical perspectives of sociology
Our lessons and quizzes allow you to work at your own pace. Worksheets and answers can be printed out to study anywhere you desire. Speed ahead or go back to different topics within a lesson by using the video links. Any questions that you have while moving through the chapter can be sent to our instructors.
1. Meta-Disciplines: Traditionalists, Revisionism, and Post-Revisionists
In this lesson, we explore the concepts of meta-disciplines and historiography, discovering the three main schools of thought often identified in the study of history itself.
2. Overview of Social Psychology & Its Perspectives
In this lesson, you will explore the subfield of psychology called social psychology and examine the goals and methods of research. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
3. Sociology's Four Theoretical Perspectives: Structural-Functional, Social Conflict, Feminism & Symbolic Interactionism
Theories are an essential part of the framework used to organize specific social phenomena within the social sciences. This lesson introduces the four major theoretical perspectives in sociology, including structural-functional, social conflict, feminism, and symbolic interactionism.
4. Cultural Differences in Attributional Patterns
Why do people act the way they do? There are many factors. In this lesson, we discuss how cultural differences can determine attributional patterns. We define internal and external attributions and discuss the attributional tendencies of individualistic cultures compared to collectivistic cultures.
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