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Symbolic Interactionist PerspectiveDueNov 3 at 11:59pmPoints1Questions1AvailableOct 28 at 9am - Dec 1 at 11:59pmabout 1 monthTime LimitNoneAllowed Attempts2InstructionsRead the passages below and complete the quiz. This quiz is not timed.Maximum attempts = 2Symbolic Interactionist TheorySymbolic Interactionism provides a theoretical perspective that helps scholars examine the relationship ofindividuals within their society. This perspective is centered on the notion thatcommunication—or theexchange of meaning through language and symbols—is how people make sense of their socialworlds. As pointed out by Herman and Reynolds (1994), this viewpoint sees people as active in shapingtheir world, rather than as entities who are acted upon by society (Herman and Reynolds 1994). Thisapproach looks at society and people from a micro-level perspective.George Herbert Mead (1863–1931) is considered one of the founders of symbolic interactionism, though he

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