Describe sociological theories in newspaper articles
Title: Sociological Theories in Newspaper Articles
Introduction: In this activity, you will find an example of structural functionalism, symbolic interaction and social conflict in the media and write an explanation of your reasoning.
Instructions: Find a newspaper article and identify the structural functionalist, social conflict and symbolic interaction view of social problem or sociological topic. Think about how structural functionalists see society: social harmony, with a high degree of social order, and social institutions meeting their manifest and latent functions. Please follow this same format for structural functional and social conflict theories.
• Write explaining why the article you found represents the theoretical perspectives, ideally one paragraph per theory.