Asked by savannah Auster on Jul 11, 2024



Which of the following theories enjoyed great popularity in North American sociology for approximately 30 years, beginning around the time of the Great Depression?

A) functionalism
B) conflict theory
C) symbolic interactionism
D) feminism

Great Depression

A severe worldwide economic downturn that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.


A theoretical framework in the social sciences which posits that every aspect of society serves a function and is necessary for the survival of the society.

  • Assess the differences among different sociological theories and how they perceive social phenomena.

Verified Answer

Hamid Rabbani

7 days ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Functionalism was the dominant theoretical perspective in North American sociology from around the time of the Great Depression for about 30 years. It focuses on how societal institutions and structures maintain social order and stability.