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  • Created on: 05-01-20 13:55
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  • Positivism
    • Key Ideas
      • Human  Behaviour comes from a Response to Facts
        • This allows Cause and Effect Statements
      • Direct Observation should be Used to Study Society
      • Focus on Social Instructions, not the Individual
      • Looks for Social Causes of Events
      • Production of Qualitative Data allows Measurement and Evidence for Theory
    • Key Theorists
      • COMTE
        • Sociology is a Positive Science of Society
        • Application of Positive, Natural Scientific Methods
      • MARX
        • Theories based on Cause and Effect Models
        • Empirical Data used to Determine the Effects of Capitalism
      • DURKHEIM
        • Social Facts are "Things"
        • Sociologists can be Objective and Value Free


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