Interactionism in Sociology: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following did not contribute to the interactionism perspective?

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1. Which of the following statements is not true?

2. What is interactionism in sociology?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you gauge your understanding of how we act and react in social situations daily, and how those action and reactions can themselves cause new social situations and predicate further societal interactions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on your knowledge of the following:

  • The focus of interactionism
  • Characteristics of interactionism
  • Major contributors to the interactionism
  • Examples of interactionism
  • What interactionism in sociology is

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on interactionism
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the characteristics of interactionism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the nature and examples of interactionism

Additional Learning

Read the lesson titled Interactionism in Sociology: Definition & Examples to expand what you know on the subject through the following objectives:

  • Discuss the type of social interactions that are the focus of interactionism
  • Name a number of social scientists whose work contributed to the interactionism theory
  • Explain what is meant by the term 'social actor'
  • Illustrate how social context plays a part in social interactionism