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Done with Comte’s approval, Martineau’s translation remains the most readable. She also made original contributions in the areas of research methods, political economy, Mary Evans Picture Library/The Everett Collection Q What were Comte’s major ideas? Comte is recognized Harriet Martineau (1802–1876) emphasized sociology as a science and introduced feminism. Her profound deafness prevented her from earning a living as a teacher so she became an author. and feminist theory (Hill and Hoecker-Drysdale 2001; Lengermann and Niebrugge 2007).

Economics is the study of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. It deals with such matters as the impact of interest rates on the flow of money and the effects of taxation on consumption. Economics uses highly developed mathematical models to predict changes in economic indicators. Although these economic models are not always correct, they are sophisticated, and they give economists greater predictive power than that of most other social scientists. Sociology and economics merge in an area of study called economic sociology, which concentrates on the interrelationships between the economic and noneconomic aspects of social life.

College settings—in admissions, alumni relations, or placement offices. Source: Adapted from Careers in Sociology, American Sociological Association, 2006. • Health services—in family planning, substance abuse, rehabilitation counseling, health planning, hospital admissions, and insurance companies. • Publishing, journalism, and public relations—in writing, research, and editing. • Government services—in federal, state, and local government jobs in such areas as transportation, housing, agriculture, and labor.

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