SYMBOLIC INTERACTION THEORIES

EssayQuestion:Forfullcreditdothefollowingandbesureandfollowstandardessayformincluding:

Anintroduction

Thesisstatement

Bodyofessay

Conclusion.

Becertaintounderlineyour:
1.
Thesisstatement(intheintroduction)
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2.
Allterms,theories,hypotheses,conceptsetc.
3.Definitions

EssayQuestion:
Throughouttheentireessay,studentswillutilizesymbolicinteractiontheorytoexplaintheirargument (thesis statement).Theymustuseall
five of the separate characteristics listed on your course symbolic theory
handout. In other words, five symbolicinteractioncharacteristics must be usedwithintheentireessay.Youmaydividetheuseofthecharacteristicsinanymanneryouchoose throughout the different
sections, but you must use at least one characteristic in all three
sections.Again,a total of fivesymbolic interactioncharacteristicsaretobeusedinthecompleteessay.

Remember,youarecreatingasociologicalargumentthatoffersananalysisexplainingthe social importance of: 1)a documentary on
social protest activism; 2)a documentary on prosocial and altruistic behavior
designed to impact personal and national health; and finally 3)strategies for
dating and mating across cultural lines. Students will analyze from a microsociological perspective creating our
social structure and influencing us globally (macrosociological). Remember, we have explored
how the individual influences society, and in return, how
society influences the individual?

Once
more, utilize all three quotes to write your argumentative essay.Intheanalysisofall
quotes,usesymbolic interactiontheoryandanyofthesupportingsocialpsychologicaltheoriesand
conceptsyou now know toformulateonethesisstatementthatcoversall
threesections. What you want to express
is how all three of the quotes offered share a common social psychologically
focused analysis. In other words:

Quote A,
Section 1 + Quote B, Section II + Quote C, Section III = One Thesis
Statement

Takeastandandstatehowyourthesiseithersupportsorrefutestheirlivedexperiences.Byutilizingsymbolicinteractiontheory,youwilldemonstratehowapplyingcoursetheoriesandconceptseithersubstantiatesoropposesyourdebatableargument.

(The threequotes from your three data setslisted belowaretobeanalyzedasonecompleteessay)

A) “This
is What Democracy Looks Like”
B) “Forks
over Knives”
C) Dating
and Mating Across Cultural Lines

A) QuoteA, Section I:“This
is What Democracy Looks Like”

Applyingasymbolicinteractionperspectiveandspecificallyusingthelanguageofthetheory,analyzethe
paraphrasedquotefrom“This is What Democracy Looks Like”reflecting the beliefs in
Quote A,SectionI. Itisessentialthatyouread and
examinethe quote andfindsocialpsychologicalsignificanceintheanalysis of the
quote. After reflecting on“This is What Democracy
Looks Like”“(TIWDLL), choose either
of the following sets (do not separate the sets) of term(s)/concept(s)/theory(s)
to define, discuss and include in this TIWDLL section of your essay:

We are here to tell the story of the enormous street
protests in Seattle, Washington–November 1999.
Our protest is against the World Trade Organization summit being held
here today. We vow to oppose, among other faults, the WTO’s power to
arbitrarily overrule nations’ environmental, social and labor policies in favor
of unbridled corporate greed. We protestors from all around the world came out
in force to make our views known and stop the summit. Against all odds,
(paramilitary police, prejudiced media, and corporate power), we protesters
bravely face fierce opposition to take back our rightful democratic
power……Seattle Washington protestor

(a) Social
Impact Theory
(b) Informational
Social Influence

OR

(c) Theory of
Planned Behavior
(d) Hostile
and Instrumental Aggression

.
Create a
transitional sentence between Quote A, Section 1 and Quote B, Section II.

Quote B,
Section II is from“Forks Over Knives”

Again,applysymbolicinteractionperspectiveandspecificallyusingthelanguageofthetheory,analyzethe
paraphrasedquotefrom“Forks Over Knives”reflecting
the beliefs inQuote B,SectionII. Itisessentialthatyouread
and examinethe quote andfindsocialpsychologicalsignificanceintheanalysis of the
quote. After reflecting on “Forks Over Knives”(FOK), choose either set (do not separate
the sets) of the followingterm(s)/concept(s)/theory(s) to define, discuss and
include in this FOK section of your essay:

The most influential trend in medicine today, growing
exponentially, is the field of what is known as Lifestyle
Medicine—lifestyle as treatment, not just prevention.
Doctors Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman are
extraordinary pioneers, leaders, healers who represent
the future of medicine.
They are a new breed of doctors
who integrate the most powerful medicine—good plant
based food—into the best of conventional medicine in how
they treat their patients.
Stated clearly: “our bodies often
havea remarkable capacity to begin healing if we focus on
removing the main underlying causes of diseases instead of
just trying to eliminate the symptoms”

————-Dean Ornish, MD (2014)
Founder and President, Preventative Medicine Research
Institute

(a) Empathy-Altruism
Hypothesis
(b) The
Pumpkin Bread Experience

OR

(c) Great
Person Theory
(d) Relationship
Oriented Leaders

Create a
transitional sentence between Quote B, Section 1I and Quote C, Section III

Quote C, Section
III: Dating and Mating Across Cultural Lines

Finally,
continue to applyasymbolicinteractionperspectiveandspecificallyusingthelanguageofthetheory,analyzethe
paraphrasedquotefrom our course exploration
into dating and mating across cultural linesreflected in the beliefs
found in Quote C,SectionIII. Itisessentialthatyoureflectonthe
quote andfindsocial

psychologicalsignificanceintheanalysis
of the quote. After reflecting on dating
and
mating across cultural lines, choose either of the the following set(do not
separate the sets) of term(s)/concept(s)/theory(s) to define, discuss and include
in this dating and mating across cultural lines section of your essay:

Loving someone who is different can be
very exciting, erotic
and fascinating. However, in my experience, it can also be
difficult to adjust to the
dissimilarity in socialization, former
love
experiences of both individuals, and gaining the respect
and
support of very different family members concerned with
each of the
involved lovers.

——–(a
lover in a relationship that crosses cultural lines)

(a) Attachment
Styles Theory
(b) Anglo-Conformity

OR

(c) Passionate-Companionate
Love
(d) Nic Marks
Five Components of Happiness

Take your
time and ponder on all you have learned in Soc 2: Self and Society. And then let your knowledge allow you to feel
“the flow”.
.

PaperFormat:
1.
Thisexamwillbe6-7pagesonly.(TAswillnotreadpast7pages)
2.
Useinternalcitationssuchas(Axtell,2010)or(Kiburi,4/29/10).
3.
Omita“ReferencesCited”oraBibliographypage.
4.
Create a title, but do not include a title page.
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