What you’ll learn to do: summarize the key ideas behind the three theoretical perspectives on gender and sexuality
We can examine issues of gender, sex, sexual orientation, and sexuality through the three major sociological perspectives: functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. How does feminist theory address both both micro and macrosociological approaches? How do sociological theories help us explain and/or predict the complexities of human sexuality and gender role norms? Read on to learn more.