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Unformatted text preview: 3. Interactionist is a small group of people that integrate socially well with others. More like those whom seems to adapt to any environment. (MICRO) * Why do we need three theories in sociology? We need them because societies have many functions that make it whole, such as government laws, religious, and education. Without them there would be no civilization, such as; social structure. (Different ways of looking at human behaviors.) a) Explain the main ideas and conceptual models introduced by Emile Durkheim that contributed to sociological theory: Durkheim contributions to sociology involve his theoretical work on suicide. He believed that workers lead themselves to what he called “anomie”. This is where an individual loses his or herself with society and later is ineffective by behavior, leading to taking their own lives. Individuals whom, alienate themselves by closing off to others in society. In addition, not wanting to cope with change...
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Haechan Yoo, Roger Carver, basic focus, Durkheim contributions