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FACULTY OF HUMANITIESSCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGYTOPIC:DISCUSS HOW THE SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST THEORY VIEWTHE PROBLEM OF POVERTY.LECTURERS:SUBMISSION DATE:09 MAY 2021TABLE OF CONTENTCONTENTPAGESINTRODUCTIONTHEORITICAL BACKROUND……………………………………………………3SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST VIEW ON THE SOCIETY…………………….3,4THE SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST THEORY VIEW ON POVERTY…………4,5Poverty on the poor………………………………………………………………….5SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS FROM SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISTTHEORY……………………………………………………………………………….5,6RECOMMENDATIONS………………………………………………………………6,7CONCLUSION………………………………………………………………………...7REFFERENCING…………………………………………………………………….81
INTRODUCTIONTHEORITICAL BACKROUDsymbolic interactionist theory could be a perspective in sociology that's supportedrelations to communication and communication theories, it studies interactionbetween people and groups on a micro-level with the intention to judge and examineon how the society is made through repeated interactions mainly on individuals(Carter & Fuller,2015).several different philosophers influenced the foundationalideas and ideas within the mid-twentieth century like George Herbert Mead, Blumercreated the term social interactionism that states that folks act, react and behavetowards others supported the meanings within their interactions ,interaction isinfluenced through social or cultural context creating different meaning from personto person. for instance, watching the notion on how a traffic law officer will treatpeople in numerous traffic stops, how the individual will react and answer the trafficpolice supported the perception, if either the police man is violent and aggressivethen the response may be in an exceedingly defensive manner. Charles HortonCooley introduced the looking glass-self 1902 describing how the person self of selfgrows within the process of interacting with others supported the thought, individualprinciple of symbolic interactionism, people take symbols with their meanings andreflect on them, this reflection alters can change the way they perceive symbols, this2
can be also where imaginations happen just like the mental conversation of symbols.the appliance of this theory shows how we interpret meanings of our interaction andsymbols in our world.SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST VIEW ON THE SOCIETY.The focus is on the importance of interaction in building a society during which is allrecognised through the technique called dramaturgical analysis supported thepatterns of cultural ‘scripts’ where we all occupy multiple roles given on a daily basisI.e., student, friend, son, daughter, employee and etc. of which one will improvise hisor her role because the situation unfolds (Goffman 1958). studies study symbolicinteractionist theory or perspective to be of a qualitative research observing onindividual participants Much sociological theory is directed at understanding social

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Spring
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Yehenew G Kifle
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Sociology, department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, British Journal of Sociology

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