Asked by Blyss Musonera on Jul 11, 2024

In her research study, Tabitha is trying to understand the meanings her interviewees place on various types of new cell phone applications by putting herself in their situations and using the same applications. What would Weber call the research methodology Tabitha is employing?

A) Verstehen
B) structural analysis
C) functionalism
D) class consciousness

Verstehen

A German term used in sociology that refers to the understanding or interpretation of the subjective meaning that individuals attach to their actions and interactions.

Structural Analysis

A method in engineering and architecture used to determine the effects of loads on physical structures and their components.

Functionalism

A theoretical framework in social sciences that views society as a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability.

  • Understand the methodology and approaches used in sociological research.