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    Examining three sociological perspectives

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    1). Compare the differences among the three major theoretical perspectives in
    sociology (structural-functionalism, conflict theory and symbolic interactionism).

    2). With which theory and theorist do you find that you share similar views with and why?

    Provide a response which is a minimum of 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from scholarly resources where appropriate.

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    Structural functionalism is a theoretical perspective that holds that every structural component within a given society plays a role in the overall function of that given society. Conflict theory is a theoretical perspective that holds that economic and other forces within a given society cause conflict between the different ...

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    The expert examines the three sociological perspectives.