After careful study of this chapter, you will be able to:
Action Assignments – Answer the following questions. Must be at least 100 words.
No. 1: Think of a recent time you conformed. Were you responding to group pressure? Explain.
No. 2: Apply the sociological imagination to your college choice. Identify the social forces (for example, family, friends, school, and the media) that you believe had the most influence on your decision.
No. 3. Think about some social change (for example, increased drug use or later age at first marriage) that you think is particularly significant. Is this change better explained by conflict theory or functionalism?