A person who is very optimistic about life.
A positive way to analyze sociology.
The use of the scientific method to study social groups.
A type of ethnographical survey.
A theoretical perspective in which society is viewed as composed of symbols that people use to establish meaning, develop their views of the world, and communicate with one another.
The use of control groups and experimental groups and dependent and independent variables to test causation.
The study of society.
An examination of small-scale patterns of society.