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Difference Between Micro- And
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What is the difference between the general perspectives? How does the work of Ritzer attempt to overcome this problem?
Micro theories examine the processes of face-to-face contact among individuals and personal points-of-view in society; whereas, the macro theories deal with large-scale social ev ....
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.... macro sociology. Ritzer attempts to do this by “adding on” to Gurvitch’s insights . Ritzer views the micro-macro issue, not by subjective-objective continuum, but the phenomena as subjective or objective; therefore, concluding that there are four major levels of analysis (See Table I) that are a product of dialectical interrelationships (Ritzer, 1996).
Table I - Ritzer’s Major Levels of Social Analysis
Examples - society, law, bureaucracy, architecture,....
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