sociologist


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sociologist

 [so″se-ol´ah-jist]
a specialist in sociology.
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In contrast, Emile Durkheim, another classical sociologist, thought that the division of labor could be perfected if everyone in society acknowledged our mutual dependency on each other, thus generating a collective consciousness around the cult of the individual.
Black sociologists developed a different type [of sociology,] for they occupied a different position in the social structure.
I acknowledge the simplification that such a short presentation entails but it serves as a starting point for better understanding how French Quebec sociologists have historically tackled the professional, critical, and "positivistic" dimensions of their position.
Rather than try to debunk the role of genes in behavior, writes Northwestern sociologist Jeremy Freese, he is willing to concede that "behavioral geneticists are (roughly) correct in concluding that virtually every outcome sociologists have cared to study about individuals is genetically 'heritable' to a nontrivial degree.
Many American sociologists of the period were European-educated and were influenced in their vision by French and German literature and film and the modernist aesthetic.
SOCIOLOGISTS have discovered one of the root causes of divorce.
Katz Rothman respects what she does not know, but speaks from the authority of her own body--as a white Jewish woman mama sociologist.
Soldiers aren't just robots who turn on CNN and see there are protesters and get depressed," says professor Morton Ender, a military sociologist at West Point, who recently visited troops in Iraq and found morale there to be high.
6) It is true, as the sociologist James Coleman states, that discovering that actions are "rational" is an attractive explanation and leads to very neat models of explanation.
Eric Lincoln, sociologist, educator and author; John Hope and Lugenia Hope, the first black president of Morehouse, whose wife was a community leader and social reformer; Walter Rodney, author and educator; and the Countee Cullen/Harold Jackman Memorial Collection (CCHJMC).
Odum's Folklore Odyssey: Transformation to Tolerance through African American Folk Studies examines a specific aspect of Odum's career, that of collector of African American folklore, and its influence on his vision as a sociologist.
The night before my visit to "Making Things Public," I had a bizarre dream: After a modification in the electoral process, and because the major political parties were not able to come up with a fully legal candidate, the State Assembly, urgently convened, had appointed Bruno Latour, the philosopher and sociologist of science, President of the French Republic