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Lawmakers considering these legal questions will have to take into account research addressing the evolving definition of family (Powell et al. 2010). Some sociologists advocate intervention beyond policy-related research. Following a long-neglected lead (Wirth 1931), clinical sociology (or “sociological practice”) involves using sociological theories, principles, and research to diagnose and measure social intervention (Steele and Price 2008). Clinical sociologists provide help for individuals or serve as agents for change in organizations, communities, and even entire societies (Black 1984; Erickson and Simon 1998; Du Bois and Wright 2000; Koppel 2002; R.
His investigation of suicide was, in fact, the first sociological study to use statistics. In Suicide (1964; originally published in 1897), Durkheim documented his contention that some aspects of social behavior—even something as allegedly individualistic as suicide—can be explained without reference to individuals. Like all of Durkheim’s work, his study of suicide is best considered within the context of his concern for social integration (R. Collins 1994; Pickering and Walford 2000). , a group, an organization, or society) are related to the degree to which individuals are socially involved (integrated and regulated).
Housed at the University of Chicago have been a number of exceptional minds. George Herbert Mead, John Dewey, William I. Thomas, and Dorthony Swane Thomas pioneered the study of human nature and personality. Urban social problems such as prostitution, slums, and crime were studied extensively by Robert E. Park and Ernest Burgess. The study of social and cultural change was championed by William F. Ogburn. On the whole, the early Chicago School became closely linked with the idea of social reform.