Chap 1 Notes Part 3 - consequences 3. Latent dysfunction:...

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Theory: general statement 3 major sociological theories: 1. Symbolic interactionism: symbols used to attach meaning to world; way we understand 2. Functional analysis: society is whole unit made up of interrelated parts 3. Conflict theory: class conflict 3 types of functions: 1. Manifest function: action intended consequences 2. Latent function: action unintended consequences that have positive
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Unformatted text preview: consequences 3. Latent dysfunction: action unintended consequences that have negative consequences Functional analysist study: 1. Structure of society 2. How each part of society has certain functions 3. What happens to society when dysfunctions occurs 2 levels of sociological analysis 1. Macro level: large scale 2. Micro level: small scale...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course SOC 100 taught by Professor Tba during the Fall '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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