Principles of Sociology
Hirschman’s Principles of Sociology
Things are real because
they are socially constructed.
Society is not just the
aggregation of discrete, pre-existing individuals. That is, the individual is
not ontologically prior to the social.
The ideas we hold about
the world change the world.
The language we use to
describe the world changes the world.
Society cannot be
understood by looking at individuals separately from their interconnections and
their environments (both social and physical).
The economy is not
separate from the political or social world.
It is the science of
society and studies organized in an organized society.
It is a general science
with all kind of social relationship.
It is an analytical
In sociologist point of
view, man is a social animal.
It has wider scope.
It studies both conscious and unconscious activities of human