Sociologists use research methods to objectively study social interactions and organizations
The sociological perspective and sociological imagination allow us to understand individual situations in the context of broader social forces
All social units are held together by a social structure, which is connected to social institutions. These factors mutually influence one another in a linked system from the very small to the whole world - at least in the past couple of centuries.
Social phenomena can be examined from multiple levels of analysis, each re-inforces the others and are not mutually exclusive.