... INTRODUCTION There are many facets of sociology. Basically, sociology is the study of people. People can be ified as to gender race, ethnicity, religion, ideology, age, etc. Sociology was defined by Neil Smelser in his treatise on Sociology as the study of the major patterns of change and the modernization that occurs in societies and the determination of the universal social or even cultural mechanisms that hastens the process of changing society. (Dentler, 2002, p. 2).
In terms of culture, it is the study of the culture that signifies this group cultural group is a New Zealand Milk worker, American Indian , Japanese carmaker and the like. Sociology is often synonymous with culture. Sociol...