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Symbolic Interaction Theory

Symbolic Interaction Theory

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will explain, define and discuss the key ideas and the basic components of symbolic interaction theory, identifying it as a micro-level orientation and covers interpretive sociology.

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Terms to Know
​Interpretive Sociology

​A way to study society that focuses on the meanings that individuals attach to their actions.

​Micro-Level Orientation

A zoomed in look at specific situations and individual interactions.

​Symbolic Interaction Theory

​Society results from the everyday interactions and experiences of individuals.