The examination of social gatherings is an example of a microsociological pursuit. Microsociology focuses on human interaction experienced throughout daily events. These interactions may involve routine rituals that occu... More »

In academics, macro theories attempt to explain the entirety of a subject in general or broad terms. This is in contrast to micro theories, which focus in detail on more specific elements of the discipline. More »

An example of structural functionalism is a family unit where the father works a job outside the home to raise money and the mother stays home to care for the children. More »

One example of methodology is the strategy a teacher uses to decide which games or teaching tools he should use to practice subtraction skills with a large group of students. Methodology often refers to the section in a ... More »

An example of xenocentrism would be the belief that wines in Italy are far superior to those produced in the United States. The term xenocentrism refers to the preference of ideas and products of a foreign culture over a... More »

An example used by many experts when discussing Americanization is the visibility of American fast food restaurants in other countries. Another example is the influx of American music, television programming and movies i... More »

One example of individual discrimination is when a hiring manager intentionally passes over a qualified woman in favor of a less-qualified man for a management position. Another example is when a business operator refuse... More »