Dec '15
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  • Q:

    Which of the following is an example best described by symbolic interactionism?



    A dentist works part-time in a small practice serving economically-disadvantaged children; the dentist believes these practices are integral to the community as a whole.


    Erin continues her habit of smoking cigarettes, reasoning that the benefits to her social life outweigh her chances of any long-term health effects.


    After learning the minimum wage in his state was lowered, Paul, a vice president at a car rental corporation, lowers the starting salary for his entry-level employees to barely above the minimum wage. Paul hopes to impress his superiors with an additional source of profit margin.


    Kieran, the son of immigrants, is discouraged by his parents from talking to others outside of his culture.

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