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Mariefher Grace Z.

Villanueva STEM1-D
Subject: Understanding Culture, Society, & Politics

ANTHROPOLOGY
DEFINITION GOALS PROPONENT(S)
It is the systematic study of the Integrates elements from Edward Burnett Taylor
biological, cultural, and social biological sciences and Franz Boas
aspects of man. humanities to fully comprehend Alfred Kroeber
Derived from two Greek words, the complex human species, Bronislaw Malinowski
Anthropos, which means man, including their past practices Clifford Geertz
and logos, which means study and social patterns, across Margaret Mead
or inquiry diverse cultures.

SOCIOLOGY
DEFINITION GOALS PROPONENT(S)
The study of human social life, To provide a deeper August Comte
groups, and society. (Giddens, assessment of individual and Herbert Spencer
1989) group behavior, as well as Karl Marx
The science of society, social social phenomena, by Emile Durkheim
institutions, and social examining the interplay Max Weber
relationships; specifically: the between economic, political,
systematic study of the and social factors.
development, structure, Seeks to explain the bases of
interaction, and collective social order and social change.
behavior of organized groups of Improvements in social policy
human beings. and welfare.

POLITICAL SCIENCE
DEFINITION GOALS PROPONENT(S)
The systematic study of politics, To understand the nature and Plato
which Andrew Heywood characteristics of authority and Aristotle
describes as, the activity power distribution and how it Niccol Machiavelli
through which people make, shapes the way society is Jean Jacques Rousseau
preserve, and amend the general organized. Baron de Montesquieu
rules under which they live. To analyze wide array of topics Thomas Hobbes
Focuses on the fundamental including systems of John Locke
values of equality, freedom, and governance, political theories, Karl Marx
justice and its processes are the lawmaking process, political
linked to the dynamics of behavior and ethics, policies
conflict, resolution, and and their implications, political
cooperation. organization, and the electoral
process.

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