Applying the Sociological Perspectives
SOC 100 Week 1 Applying the Sociological Perspectives
Refer to Ch. 1 to review the three major sociological perspectives.
Use all three perspectives (functionalism, conflict and interactionism) to analyze one of the following issues: fraternities and sororities, social networking sites, or employer/employee relations.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you complete the following:
- Give a brief introduction that identifies the issue you have chosen and why.
- Describe in three separate paragraphs how each perspective would view or explain the issue.
- Include elements of culture and how humans learn, develop, and become integrated into society.
- Provide a conclusion that discusses which perspective you think is most applicable to the issue or how the three perspectives complement one another in understanding the issue.
Format your assignment according to appropriate course level APA guidelines. Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.