Social Interaction: The Micro level Perspective
So far in this .chapter; we have focused on society and social structure from a macro level perspective. seeing how the structure of society affects the statuses we occupy the roles we play. and the groups and organizations to which we belong. Functionalist. an n Just perspectives provide a macro sociological overview because they concentrate on large-scale event and broad social features. For example. sociologists using the macro sociological approach the homeless might analyze how social inst is have operated to produce current conditions r r contrast, the symbolic interactionist perspective micro sociological approach. asking how social institutions affect our daily lives. We will now look at society from the micro level perspective. which focuses on social interactions among individuals. especially face-to-face encounters.