Sociology problems | Social Science homework help
1. Please read Chp. 1, related FYI websites, related PowerPoint Presentation on What is a Social Problem on Course Homepage, and other relevant information from the course homepage to address the following question:
a) What is a social problem and how can we use the sociological perspective to study social problems? What types of social problems are there?
b) Outline the life cycle of a social problem. Describe each stage in detail. How do we know when/if a social problem has been resolved? Give an example.
c) Briefly, how do the three major perspectives sociology uses to study social problems (functional theory, conflict theory, and interactionism) differ regarding causation and solutions to social problems. Give specific examples.
d) Finally, provide an overview of how conservatives, liberals, and radicals would view social problems in general?
Use your textbook, included any related websites (FYIs) with each Essay Question, and any related powerpoint presentations that may be posted on the course homepage to respond to all five essay questions. Responses should be thorough, include definitions, examples, and demonstrate clear understanding of conceptual objectives listed on the Syllabus. Each response should be 3-5 typewritten pages in length