Sociology & Anthropology
About the Sociology Field of Study
- the study of society;
- a social science involving the study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies;
- the study of our behavior as social beings, covering everything from the analysis of short contacts between anonymous individuals on the street to the study of global social processes;
- the scientific study of social aggregations, the entities through which humans move throughout their lives;
- an overarching unification of all studies of humankind, including history, psychology, and economics.
Source: ASA website http://asanet.org/sociology.cfm