Macrosociology is an approach to sociology which emphasizes the analysis of social systems and populations on a large scale, the level of social structure, and at a high level of theoretical abstraction. Microsociology focuses on the individual social agency.
Macrosociology concerns individuals, families, and other
constituent aspects of a society in relation to larger social system of which they are a
part. Macrosociology can also be the analysis of large collectivities like the city or the
Macrosociology deals with issues such as war, distress of
Third World nations, poverty, and environmental deprivation.
The book 'The Dance of Life' is about "micro-sociology," and the book 'The MacDonaldization of Society' is about "macro-sociology."
Do macro-sociological approaches or micro-sociological approaches tell us more about why some pupils under-achieve in school?
Social stratification and comparative macro-sociology.
SELECTED TOPICS IN MACRO-SOCIOLOGY.
The Logic and Method of Macrosociology - An Input-Output Approach to Organizational Networks - Namboodiri and Corwin make a strong case for adopting a macro perspective in sociological investigations.