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Assignment Overview:

You have been introduced to the major theories in the discipline of sociology. These theories include the structural functional, conflict, symbolic interaction, feminist and queer theory. Each theory has a specific premise, set of key terms and theorist associated with the development of the theory. These theories are the foundation for research and writing from a "sociological perspective." The course will continue to apply specific theoretical paradigms to various social issues. This assignment will require you to begin the process of examining a social condition using one of the theories presented in your chapter readings.

Assignment Directions:

Select one of the following theories in Sociology: Structural Functionalism, Conflict or Symbolic Interaction, Feminist Theory or Queer Theory and address the following items:

  1. What is the history of this theory?
  2. Select one early theorist associated with this theory and provide a brief biography of this social scientist.
  3. What is the underlying premise of the theory?
  4. What points do you find most interesting about this theory?
  5. Are there any elements of the theory that you find outdated for understanding society and social interaction today?
  6. Use this theory to explain a current social condition, problem or event in the news such as the increasing income gap, health insurance, the economy etc.

Assignment Details:

1. This assignment must be typed double-spaced in a standard 10-12 size font. The assignment should be 3 pages long.

This does not include your reference page.

2. Grammar is important and will be evaluated in this assignment.

3. Use 2-3 scholarly sources (not Wikipedia). Your textbook can be one of your sources.

4. Cite sources in the APA format.

5. Submit through safe assign for review.

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Assignment Overview: You have been introduced to the major theories in the discipline of sociology. These theories include the structural functional, conflict, symbolic interaction, feminist and queer theory. Each theory has a specific premise, set of key terms and theorist associated with the development of the theory. These theories are the foundation for research and writing from a "sociological perspective." The course will continue to apply specific theoretical paradigms to various social issues. This assignment will require you to begin the process of examining a social condition using one of the theories presented in your chapter readings. Assignment Directions: Select one of the following theories in Sociology: Structural Functionalism, Conflict or Symbolic Interaction, Feminist Theory or Queer Theory and address the following items: 1. What is the history of this theory? 2. Select one early theorist associated with this theory and provide a brief biography of this social scientist. 3. What is the underlying premise of the theory? 4. What points do you find most interesting about this theory? 5. Are there any elements of the theory that you find outdated for understanding society and social interaction today? 6. Use this theory to explain a current social condition, problem or event in the news such as the increasing income gap, health insurance, the economy etc. Assignment Details: 1. This assignment must be typed double-spaced in a standard 10-12 size font. The assignment should be 3 pages long. This does not include your reference page. 2. Grammar is important and will be evaluated in this assignment. 3. 4. Use 2-3 scholarly sources (not Wikipedia). Your textbook can be one of your sources. Cite sources in the APA format. 5. Submit through safe assign for review.
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Feminist Theory

Feminist theory is one of the sociology theories which mostly put its attention on matters
regarding gender inequality. This to simply say, male and women are perceived indifferently in
the society. Majority of people in the world give more rights to men than women causing women
to be subject to the male (Starr, & Zurbriggen, 2017). However, this situation is declining
although at slower late by the help of gender activists. These activists are calling out or
proposing for equality between male and female in terms of rights and privileges. Feminist
theory states the roles of women and the situation that women go through in the society. Some of
the theories concerns include the voting right, property ownership, economic, sexual, and
reproductive, among others (Bardolph, 2014).
History of Feminist Theory - Mary Wollstonecraft
There are many well-known individuals who have highly contributed to feminist theory.
They were energy was fueled by the injustices and inequalities that women were subjected to in
all corners of the world. One of the well-known theorists was Mary Wollstonecraft who was born
in 1759. During the time of her birth women were seen as inferior and to make the matter worse
they were not provided with edu...


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