Let’s practice applying the three-paradigms again! Go to the following website – http://www.nytimes.com/video/sports/baseball/1248069342534/the-dominican-pipeline.html (Links to an external site.) – or search New York Times “The Dominican Pipeline” and watch the short video. Then analyze the situation in the video using all three paradigms – functionalism, conflict theory and symbolic interaction.
Summarize your application of this video, using the three sociological paradigms. Include a brief definition of each paradigm in your own words before making an application of each. In other words, how would you look at the same situation from three different “lenses”? Complete this summary in a two-paged, double spaced essay report in Word or PDF format.