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}} The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the discipline of sociology:

Sociology studies society<ref>"Comte, Auguste, A Dictionary of Sociology (3rd Ed), John Scott & Gordon Marshall (eds), Oxford University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-19-860986-8, ISBN 978-0-19-860986-5</ref> using various methods of empirical investigation<ref name="Classical Statements8">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> and critical analysis<ref name="Classical Statements4">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> to understand human social activity, from the micro level of individual agency and interaction to the macro level of systems and social structure.<ref name="Giddens Intro">Giddens, Anthony, Duneier, Mitchell, Applebaum, Richard. 2007. Introduction to Sociology. Sixth Edition. New York: W.W. Norton and Company. Chapter 1.</ref>


Outline of sociology sections
Intro   Nature of sociology    History of sociology    Theoretical perspectives in sociology    General sociology concepts    Sociologists    Sociological publications   Sociological associations   Academies    Related fields   See also  References  External links  

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