Before beginning this activity, be sure to read the Module Notes and the assigned readings and viewings. Use as much detail from the readings and other learning materials in the module as possible to answer the following questions.
Choose a current event from this list below that covers the current event you will discuss:
Option 1: Claire, C. M. (2020, February 12). Young men favor gender equality, but not vacuuming (Links to an external site.) . New York Times , B5.
Option 2: Claire, C. M. (2020, April 27). Three things lockdowns have exposed about working and parenting (Links to an external site.) . New York Times.
Option 3: Pohle, A. (2020, August 28 ). The coronavirus pandemic is making college students question the price of their education; remote learning (Links to an external site.) . Wall Street Journal.
Option 4: Nierenberg, A. (2020, May 24). Plant-based ‘Meats’ catch on in the pandemic (Links to an external site.) . New York Times.
Analyze this event using each of the major theoretical approaches, and address yourself to the following two questions:
How do you explain the current event you have chosen using Structural Functionalism, Conflict Theory and Symbolic Interactionism?
Which theoretical approach fits best with your understanding of society and why?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words and must substantively integrate the assigned readings with proper APA style formatting