Sociology-by-Paul-B (Three Perspectives of Sociology)

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The interactionism approach refers that the society is based upon interaction between individuals and among the groups. It is to be noted that this interaction starts through symbol. These symbols include body language, gestures, signs like yes or no. symbolic type of interaction lies favorite near GH Mead and Ch. Cooley.

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(A) Sociology by Paul B. Horton & Chester L. Hunt Sixth Edition:Three Perspectives of Sociology:1) Interactionism Perspective:The interactionism approach refers that the society is based upon interaction between individuals and among the groups. It is to be noted that this interaction starts through symbol. These symbols include body language, gestures, signs like yes or no. symbolic type of interaction lies favorite near GH Mead and Ch. Cooley. So, the interactionism perspective is the most popular one in the world so far because the meanings of your thoughts can be easily be exchanged through personal and group interaction. So according to the definition we can sensibly decide that we can exactly convey our behavior through the interaction in a friendly manner. Berger and Luck Man had rightly said in their social construction of reality that the believe, that the objective reality lies among the people because our perception level can easily perceive it. In this regard, to have reality we interact by talking each other or by signing like winking or other gestures. The recent integrationist Herbert Blumer and Erving Goff man emphasize that people dont respond in a direct way instead they respond to whatever they think about people to be. In human behavior the reality is not mere that is in your mind it is also that is out there. So, we according to this approach cannot say that reality is only objective. It is also subjective in nature. 2) Functionalist perspectiv

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