SOC 220 Week 5 Assignment, Social Problem Analytic Framework – Equality in Education
SOC 220 Week 5 Discussion 1
Explain the functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist perspectives about the family institution. What are some of the similarities? Which perspective do you identify with and why? Does this perspective best explain the family institution overall? Explain your answer.
SOC 220 Week 5 Discussion 2
After reviewing the data in the 2010 and 2016 “Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups” reports, describe one trend about these racial/ethnic groups that stood out to you. Explain if this trend surprises you or not. Compare and contrast the trend data in the “Student Behaviors” section of the reports: What data categories were similar? Which categories were different or additional between the reports? How can this data be used to alleviate social problems in this population?