Sociology is the social science that studies human society and social behavior.                

The information that we will be covering in chapter 1 deal with the following questions:

      1. How can a sociological perspective help you understand human actions?

      2. What factors led to the development of sociology as a distinct field of study?     

      3. How do theoretical perspectives explain the nature of social life?

     4. What research methods do sociologists use to study social behavior?