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What is
 
 Sociology 
?
 
According to the American Sociological Association (ASA), Sociology is:
 
the study of society
 
a social science involving the study of the social lives of people, groups, andsocieties
 
the study of our behavior as social beings, covering everything from theanalysis of short contacts between anonymous individuals on the street to thestudy of global social processes
 
the scientific study of social aggregations, the entities through which humansmove throughout their lives'
 
an overarching unification of all studies of humankind, including history,psychology, and economics
source: American Sociological Association (n.d.).
What is Sociology? 
Retrieved May 9, 2011, fromhttp://www.asanet.org/about/sociology.cfm
According to the International Sociological Association (ISA), the following areasof social life are established research themes in sociology for practioners aroundthe world (Research Committees).
 
Aging
 
Agriculture and Food
 
Alienation Theory and Research
 
Armed Forces and ConflictResolution
 
Arts
 
Biography and Society
 
Body in the Social Sciences
 
Childhood
 
Clinical Sociology
 
Communication, Knowledge andCulture
 
Community Research
 
Comparative Sociology
 
Conceptual and TerminologicalAnalysis
 
Deviance and Social Control
 
Disasters
 
Economy and Society
 
Education
 
Environment and Society
 
Family Research
 
Futures Research
 
Health
 
History of Sociology
 
Housing and Built Environment
 
Labor Movements
 
Language and Society
 
Law
 
Leisure
 
Logic and Methodology
 
Mental Health and Illness
 
Migration
 
Organization
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
College of Arts
D
EPARTMENT OF
S
OCIOLOGY AND
A
NTHROPOLOGY
 
Mabini Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila
“[The
 
sociological imagination
 is] the
quality of mind
 essential to grasp the 
interplay
 of
man
 and
society
, of
biography
 and 
history
,of
self
 and
world
.”
 
 C. Wright Mills (1959)
 

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