Bias is a tricky thing in the social sciences. It's not a simple matter of just teaching the facts. The facts have a context, and that context doesn't always align with neutral positions.
chapter 2: The Sociological Perspectives Section 3: Symbolic Interactionism Introduction Sections 1 and 2 covered two major perspectives in the sociological tradition, the Functionalist and the Conflict Perspectives and these perspectives covered a lot of ground. Functionalism focused on the structures and functions of society that give it solidarity, permanence and stability. The Conflict perspective … Continue reading The Interactionist Perspective Part 1: Symbolic Interactionism