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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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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