Discuss how a structural functionalist, symbolic interactionist and conflict theorist
Super easy sociology question
Discuss how a structural functionalist, symbolic interactionist, and conflict theorist would explain poverty, specifically in relation to the SPENT activity. Feel free to reference your activity notes and/or your reading in constructing your response.
There are various theories that try to define poverty in different dimensions. Structural functionalist theory views the society as a system whereby the functionalists categorize poverty as a function and dysfunction property. The function perspective of poverty is that the poor people do the so-called dirty jobs that are poorly paid, dangerous, temporal and dead-end. In this structural functionalist, poverty creates jobs for the…………………….