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|Noun||1.||structural sociology - a sociological theory based on the premise that society comes before individuals|
theory - a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena; "theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses"; "true in fact and theory"
sociology - the study and classification of human societies