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– Applying Sociological Perspectives

For this assignment write a paper explaining how you would apply the sociological perspectives to explain a social phenomenon.

Use one of the three sociological perspectives (functional, conflict, or symbolic interaction) to explain one of the following social phenomena.

  • Bureaucracies: Why do we have bureaucracies in the public or private sectors?
  • Education: Why do we have schools?
  • Illegal Drug Use: Who are more likely to use illegal drugs? What happens to various categories of users?
  • Poverty: Why does poverty exist?
  • Prejudice: Why are some people prejudiced against others?
  • Prisons: Who are more likely to end up in prison and why?
  • Wage Gap: Why does the wage gap still exist?
  • War: Why has the United States been involved in so many wars around the world?


  • Your paper should be at least two, double-spaced pages in length, in Arial or Times New Roman, 12 point type.
  • Organize your paper in three to five separate paragraphs.
    • The first includes a summary of the perspective, using the exact sociological terminology.
    • The second, third, and/or fourth¬†includes the application of the perspective to the selected topic, providing specific examples.
    • The fifth includes your own viewpoint, analysis, comments, or argument about how that perspective explains the discussed issue.
  • You will need to cite your references using APA.

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