Sociological Perspective On Family

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Sociologist Perspectives/Religion and Family
The 3 major topics of sociological theories would be Symbolic Interactionism, Functional Analysis and Conflict Theory. Symbolic Interaction as the name suggests deals with symbols. Everything in life identifies with a symbol, and we as human beings relate to individual symbols differently. Functional Analysis, or structural functionalism, deals with a society as a whole. Each area of the whole society needs the other areas to work together for the good of all and maintain the inner peace and prosperity of the main body. The third major theory is the Conflict Theory. Conflict theory is more or less the opposite of Structural Functionalism. It is the theory of all individuals competing with one another in an effort to prevail above others. In a religious sense, there can be a complicated number of views. In a symbolic way, religion has signs everywhere. Family with religion can be a tough mile stone to overcome. Family is the primary unit of socializing children, helping them understand their emotions and emotionless thoughts. The parents have a role of providing the children with the correct knowledge. Teaching the child right from wrong, as said before there is a symbol for absolutely everything. Religion plays a huge role in society/families, religion symbolizes what you believe in. Also how you live your life on a day to day basis, there is certain things that you should or shouldn’t do. Christians do the sign of
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