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2.4: References, Key Terms and Concepts

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    Key Terms and Concepts

    Conflict Theory


    Environmental Theory

    Exchange Theory


    Fishbone diagram

    Latent function

    Levels of social analysis

    Macro level

    Manifest function

    Meso level

    Micro level


    Personal struggles

    Social arrangement

    Social problem

    Symbolic interactionism

    Theoretical paradigms

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