Positivism views social life as resembling the natural world and suggests that sociology should resemble the natural sciences.
What is Positivism?
Positivism in Action
Positivism uses theory in order to analyze the ways in which learning effects students, as well as predict market outcomes in order to better aid students in finding employment.
What is Interpretive Humanism?
Interpretive Humanism in Action
What is Radical Structuralism?
Radical Structuralism in Action
Radical Structuralism analyzes and critiques the replication of social class privilege in education as well as to uncover subjective individual experiences in education.
Interpretive Humanism is understood as social life as resembling a work of art and suggests that sociologists must work to understand the thoughts and feelings of the actors who create that world.
Interpretive Humanism looks at the meaning behind certain lifestyles for students and attempts to understand how one's socialization affects one's life.
Radical Structuralism views the appearances of social life as the product of largely unseen, but real, underlying structures, and suggests that the task of sociology is to uncover these structures and demonstrate their impacts.