Write a 3- to 4-page response to the following statement:
Different sociological theories can have various explanations for the same phenomenon.
Consider crime rates in the United States. Try to think how three sociological theories—symbolic interactionism, functionalist theory, and conflict theory—would explain the kind, distribution, or changing crime rates in the US.
In your response, make sure you have an introduction, at least two paragraph per theory, and a conclusion.