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Norms and Sociological Perspectives

1)How are norms significant for a culture.

2)Discuss ethnic and minority group relations in America according to each of the three theoretical perspectives (functionalist, conflict, symbolic interactionist).(really short)

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1)How are norms significant for a culture.

Norms are expected behaviors and attitudes in a particular culture. What then does mean in terms of significance? Let's take an example of a norm to see. In Thai culture, it is the norm to offer respect to elders. Children and the younger individuals perform a 'wai', a kind of bow where the palms are put together like in a prayer in a display of respect. It has come to point overtime that Thais to ...

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The solution is a concise APA format short essay discussing the importance of norms to a culture and also contains a discussion of ethnic group relations in the US via the use of the functionalist, conflict and symbolic interactionist sociological perspective. A word version of the solution is also attached. References are provided.