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Definition: Official Statistics are numerical information collected and used by the government and its agencies to make decisions about society and the economy. This post considers some of strengths and limitations of using official statistics in social research, focusing on practical, theoretical and ethical factors.


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Courses. M.A. in Sociology. The M.A. in Sociology is a two-year, full-time course divided into two parts, consisting of four Semesters. M.Phil. in Sociology


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The discipline of Sociology is one of the academic pillars on which The Australian National University was built. The defining characteristic of sociology at ANU since the discipline was first institutionalised in the 1960s has been constructive engagement with the big issues facing Australian and global societies.


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Sociology of religion is the study of the beliefs, practices and organizational forms of religion using the tools and methods of the discipline of sociology.This objective investigation may include the use of both quantitative methods (surveys, polls, demographic and census analysis) and qualitative approaches such as participant observation, interviewing, and analysis of archival, historical ...


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The International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA) is a nonprofit, democratic, and academically -oriented professional organization devoted to the visual study of society, culture, and social relationships.


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As the most popular choices for AS and A-level Sociology, our specifications offer an engaging and effective introduction to sociology. We worked with teachers, higher education and the British Sociological Association to produce clear, up-to-date and stimulating specifications.


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Exam Description: Sociology could be described as the study of society, and the behavior of individuals which make up that society. The Introductory Sociology CLEP tests your knowledge of how sociologists conduct their studies, and the basic concepts, methods, and terminology used in the Sociology field.


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Anti-abortion politicians have sought to regulate abortion ever since the Roe v Wade decision in 1973. More than 1,200 restrictions have been passed by state legislatures over the past 45 years.


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The sociology of culture, and the related cultural sociology, concerns the systematic analysis of culture, usually understood as the ensemble of symbolic codes used by a members of a society, as it is manifested in the society.


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Photo: Zuleyka Zevallos. Sociology is the study of societies in relation to history, culture and place, including the interaction between individuals and groups, as well as the norms, laws and social institutions that constitute a society.