Understanding Sociological Concepts: Social Facts, Looking Glass Self, Race as a Social Construct, Deviance, and Modern Thought

Introduction Sociology examines social phenomena through various theoretical concepts. This essay will discuss five important sociological concepts: social facts, the looking glass self, race as a social construct, deviance, and premodern, modern, and postmodern thought. Social Facts Social facts are objective features of society, including norms, values, beliefs, and social structures. They exert social control … Read more