I’m working on a economics question and need an explanation to help me understand better.
Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words in which you:
- Describe each of the three major schools of thought, structural functionalism, symbolic interactionism, and conflict theory.
- Compare and contrast how each of the three perspectives would explain the existence and nature of the following aspects of society: a) the family and b) the criminal justice system.
- Explain how these parts of society come into being in the first place, why they are needed by a society, and how they change in a given society as time goes by
- Include four to five credible sources that support the content of your paper.
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This assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:
Masters of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Education
Competency 2.1: Differentiate between structure functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism.