Running head: SOCIOLOGY
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Sociology is the evaluation of human behavior and how the world is influenced by these
acts based on culture, people in groups and interpersonal interaction. Sociology examines the
numerous factors and features that affect society, and the impact they have on human life. It
analyzes the reasons behind actions undertaken by different people, and their reactions based on
the consequences of their actions as a whole. Sociology is an essential pillar of life and human
behavior. It plays a fundamental role in shaping how an individual carry themselves around and
interacts with others around them (Burrell, Morgan, 2017).
It goes as far as sometimes defining the character of a person. Many a times, people from
the same geographical region often display the same behavior. In such situations, the behavior
and choices made by the individuals are influenced by those around them, and the information
that they have come across, specific to the geographical locations. This paper looks into burial of
the dead as a social norm.
Burial is a practice that involves placing a dead person in a casket, placing the casket in a
hole dug out of the ground, and afterwards covering the casket with the soil that was...