Dec '15
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  • Q:

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

     

    A

    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.

    B

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

    C

    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.

    D

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




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