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Reading the Signs of the Times

I have written this paper last 2012. This paper was a part of a requirement in partial fulfilment of my Sociology class. We were asked to immerse into natural observation within the environment of the shopping malls. 2,542 more words

Aivy Rose Villarba

Building Reality Through Language

In “Symbols and the Creation of Reality” Kent Sandstrom draws upon the sociological perspective known as symbolic interactionism which emphasizes that because we use and rely upon symbols, we do not respond to stimuli in a direct or automatic way but rather, through symbols we give meaning to stimuli and act toward them based on that meaning. 951 more words