Theory and Culture Worksheet
Respond to the following in 50 to 75 words each, unless otherwise specified.
- What is sociology? What are some examples of what sociologists study?
- When examining the theoretical perspectives in sociology, each perspective has a specific focus and level of analysis. What does the level of analysis mean?
- In 25 to 50 words each, describe the focus and level of analysis for the following theoretical perspectives:
a. Symbolic Interactionalism:
b. Functional Analysis:
c. Conflict Theory:
- Culture shapes many things in our lives, including what we wear, what we eat, and how we interact with each other. What are the influences of culture in society?