Choose one of these two options for your initial post:
- How does one of the major sociological perspectives (i.e., conflict theory, functionalism, interactionism, feminist theory) help you to understand why terrorism occurs? In explaining your answer, connect at least three main elements of the theory to terrorism.
- Imagine you are a sociologist asked to join a task force to analyze whether or not the war on terrorism has been successful. You must choose a position – either yes, or no – and apply the sociological perspective in explaining your position. What are three elements that you as a sociologist would focus on in arguing your position?