Sociological Frameworks: Structural-Functionalism, Conflict Theory, and Symbolic Interactionism
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Sociological Frameworks: Structural-Functionalism, Conflict Theory, and Symbolic Interactionism

Explore the three grand sociological frameworks - Structural-Functionalism, Conflict Theory, and Symbolic Interactionism. Learn about the theories falling under these frameworks and how to write the Research Framework in sociology.

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Which sociological framework explains phenomena from the lens of structures and functions?

Structural-Functionalism

What is the function of family and education according to the Structural-Functionalism framework?

Socialization

Under which grand framework does the function of government fall in society?

Structural-Functionalism

According to which framework does the distribution of resources inside society fall?

<p>Structural-Functionalism</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which grand sociological framework focuses on the interactions and symbols used by individuals in society?

<p>Symbolic Interactionism</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which grand sociological framework emphasizes the role of power and inequality in shaping society?

<p>Conflict Theory</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of religion according to the text?

<p>To determine what is good and bad</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to Conflict Theory, who are the oppressors?

<p>The patriarchal system and its agents</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does Symbolic Interactionism focus on?

<p>Creating meaning and ideas</p> Signup and view all the answers

How do Structural-Functionalists view catcalling?

<p>As a result of poor socialization of catcallers</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which Grand Framework emphasizes on the inherent power imbalance between groups of people?

<p>Conflict Theory</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of Economic Actors in a society according to the text?

<p>To govern the economy</p> Signup and view all the answers

In Symbolic Interactionism, where does power come from according to the text?

<p>Interpretation of ideas and meaning</p> Signup and view all the answers

What results in a conflict between groups of people in Conflict Theory?

<p>Unequal distribution of wealth</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main focus of Moral Agents in a society according to the text?

<p>Determining what is good and bad</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main focus of Structural-Functionalism?

<p>The lens of structures and functions</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to Structural-Functionalism, what is the function of the economic forces?

<p>Determining who gets what, the distribution of resources inside the society</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary focus of Conflict Theory?

<p>The power imbalance between groups of people</p> Signup and view all the answers

In Symbolic Interactionism, which element is emphasized?

<p>The interactions and symbols used by individuals in society</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main emphasis of the Three Grand Frameworks?

<p>Explaining phenomena from the lens of structures and functions</p> Signup and view all the answers

Under which grand framework does the function of government fall in society?

<p>Structural-Functionalism</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the function of religion in determining good and bad in a society?

<p>To determine what is good and bad, beneficial and not beneficial</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which grand sociological framework emphasizes the role of power and inequality in shaping society?

<p>Conflict Theory</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main focus of Moral Agents in a society according to the text?

<p>Determining what is good and bad</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to Conflict Theory, who are the oppressors?

<p>Those with enough power to ensure the oppressed remain powerless</p> Signup and view all the answers

Under which grand framework does the function of government fall in a society?

<p>Structural-Functionalism</p> Signup and view all the answers

How do Structural-Functionalists view catcalling according to the text?

<p>As a result of poor socialization of catcallers</p> Signup and view all the answers

In Symbolic Interactionism, where does power come from according to the text?

<p>Manipulation or creation of ideas</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which grand sociological framework focuses on the interactions and symbols used by individuals in society?

<p>Symbolic Interactionism</p> Signup and view all the answers

What results in a conflict between groups of people in Conflict Theory?

<p>Inherent power imbalance</p> Signup and view all the answers

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