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Unformatted text preview: Macro-Level theorists look at society through broad lenses, to see the "big picture". Macro-Level theorists look at how large-scale structural conditions, i.e. economic and political institutions, structure the patterns and significance of daily life for people in a given social system. o Karl Marx is a macro-level theorist because he studied the larger structural units, economic systems, to understand how economic structures influence behavior and belief in other social structures, and across different types of societies. o See also: Durkheim-Anomie. 2. Micro-Level - (small, face-to- face interactions) Micro-Level theorists focuses on individual processes such as face-to-face encounters people have. All "types of person" theories are Micro-Level theories. See: Labeling theory ....
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- Fall '10