|Question # 40312||Social Science||4 years ago|
Each answer should be a full page typed, in total two typed pages double spaced please. need this by May 13th
1) What is Theory? Briefly discuss the main elements of the following sociological theories- Structural Functionalism, Conflict theory, Symbolic Interactionism, and Feminist theory. What contributions does each theory make to the study of social behavior? What are the major characteristics of each theory? Give examples to support your answer.
2) Outline Talcott Parsons’s concept of the sick role. Be sure to discuss the three “pillars” of the sick role as well as the three versions it might take. How does this concept fit with functionalist assumptions?