2) The current economic crisis in the United States is affecting a majority of the population. Discuss how the many factors such as layoffs, financial market failures and family stress are affecting you and others.
1. Of the three main social theories, I tend to favor the best job of explaining social problems as related to the works of Marx and C Wright Mills within Conflict Theory. To me, it is apparent that there are so many groups, both in America and globally, that exhibit competing self-interests, thus strongly and negatively affecting social structure and problems. Since competing groups seem to also possess unequal power, I see this theory as more relevant to explain blatant gaps in areas such as rich/poor, literate/illiterate, gender inequalities, black/white, immigrant/citizens, insured/uninsured, Democrats/Republicans, etc.
Because this theory also stresses ...
This solution helps justify the assertions that Marx's and C Wright Mills' Conflict Theories can be applied to today's economic crisis. This solution is approximately 400 words.