Also, we can see how multiple group memberships can create more complex situations for individuals i. Until that inequality is resolved or negotiated away, this social conflict will not go away. Gay Marriage: Gender, Sex, and Sexuality. But why do families "consider" having children. As a group with more power, whites continue to dominate the world economy, media, and mainstream culture. Conflict theory is sometimes thought of as an alternative theory of crime and delinquency.
They do this through many processes, such as developing laws and policies that promote their preferred lifestyles and ways of doing business and developing ways of writing and speaking that justify their elevated positions within society.
Even though jobs are less able to sustain families, members of the upper class continue to defend their success as a result of hard work and determination, claiming that the lower classes are less motivated, lazy, and welfare abusers. The expression revolution at once suggests both social change and social conflict. As a group with more power, whites continue to dominate the world economy, media, and mainstream culture. The Functionalist community has examined this topic, and questioned the pros and cons of its level of deviance from traditional social norms.
Interactionists focus on the meanings associated with sexuality and with sexual orientation.