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The founding fathers of sociology all happen to be dead white European men because each one of them sought to explain the changes that took place around them

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GCSE Sociology

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The founding fathers of sociology all happen to be dead white European men because each one of them sought to explain the changes that took place around them at different times and stages during the time that they were alive, even though some of them died before their views were realized. This change is known as the social change which was brought about by the revolutions in their respective times.

They all sought to explain and define social life in humans and the society. The revolution first started in Europe. Just like science, sociology emerged as part of an important intellectual process in life. The origin of sociology was brought about by the sweeping change which was ushered in by the two great revolutions of the eighteenth and nineteenth century in Europe. This event irreversibly changed the way of life humans had maintained for thousands of years.

The French revolution of 1789 marked the start of a powerful and dynamic force which has since spread across the globe and has made a staple on the modern world. The second great revolution began in the Britain in the late eighteenth century before merging elsewhere across Europe. This was

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