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Sociology words

Some common words used in sociology

Nouns

A analysis, anthropology, approach, argument, aspect, assumption, attitude, audience
B behaviour, belief
C capitalism, characteristic, communication, complexity, concept, conception, concern, conflict, consciousness, consumption, context, contribution, critique, culture
D debate, definition, deviance, difference, dimension, discipline, discourse, discussion, distinction, dynamics
E ecology, economics, element, emotion, ethnicity, expectation, explanation, extent
F factor, feeling, feminism, framework, functionalism
G gender, globalization
H human
I idea, ideal, ideology, illness, individual, inequality, institution, interaction, interactionism, interpretation
K knowledge
L labour, lifestyle
M mean, meaning, mechanism, method, methodology, mobility, modernity
N norm, notion
O object, observation, outcome
P paradigm, parent, pattern, perception, perspective, phenomenon, philosopher, positivism, problem, process, profession, psychology
Q question
R rationalization, reality, relation, relationship, religion, researcher, resource
S scholar, science, scientist, self, sense, sex, sexuality, society, sociologist, sociology, status, stratification, structure, study, subfield
T theorist, theory, thing, thought, tie, topic, tradition, trend
U understanding
V value, variation, view
W worker

Verbs

affect, analyze, argue, arise, associate, base, characterize, compare, criticize, define, derive, emerge, emphasize, employ, examine, explain, focus, influence, involve, organize, perceive, propose, publish, regard, reject, relate, shape, study, understand, view

Adjectives

capitalist, collective, comparative, concerned, cultural, deviant, dominant, emotional, empirical, environmental, everyday, ideal, institutional, methodological, normative, particular, phenomenological, psychological, qualitative, quantitative, rational, social, societal, socioeconomic, sociological, structural, subjective, symbolic, theoretical, weak

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