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Obesity and Sociological Approaches

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How would a conflict theorist explain the problem of obesity?

How would a functionalist explain the problem of obesity?

How would a symbolic interactionist explain the problem of obesity?

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This solution briefly reinforces how obesity can be interpreted using personal notes to assess through three sociological approaches.

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First off, since I feel like the functionalist approach sees society's various parts as working together to promote unity, I feel that it would likely also explain how certain social structures such as family, hospitals, sports, schools, and religious institutions are failing in their social functions to proactively prevent and ...

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