Write a 1500-2000 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to thoroughly answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be three sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least three (3) citations in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. Also, include an introduction and conclusion. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount.
- Section One: Of the three theoretical perspectives, which one would you prefer to use if you were a sociologist? Why?
- Section Two: Considering the macro- and micro-level approaches in sociology, which one do you think better explains social life? Why?
- Section Three: After reviewing the six influential sociologists from the textbook this week – Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau, Herbert Spencer, Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, and Max Weber, pick one and discuss their contribution to sociology. Why was their contribution important, and is it still relevant today?