Identify the three major sociological theoretical paradigms. For each, what are its core questions?
1. structural-functional paradigm is used to determine and define how a wide range of social structures work together. Emile Durkheim is considered to be the founder of this particular paradigm.
2. social-conflict approach, which assists researchers in focusing on the inequality in society. The inequalities studied often generate conflict as well as social change. Karl Marx the founder of this approach.3. symbolic-interaction paradigm and it focuses the study of sociology on the daily interactions of people within larger society. George H. Mead Im not sure what is meant by core questions | | |
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Which one do you relate to best?
social-conflict approach, which assists researchers in focusing on the inequality in society. The inequalities studied often generate conflict as well as social change.
How can you use this particular paradigm to explain your decision to attend college?
Because of the inequpalities in the work fields I have found that it would be best to come back to school and further educate my self
What research method would you use, and how, to explore why adult students choose to return to college
methods to examine cause-and-effect relationships between two or more variables. Not sure exatly how I should word this but I think with the cause and effect method personallywhat have caused me to return to school is knowing without propper educational backing there is not room for advancement so I guess the the cause is need for improvement and the effect attending the classes futhering my education