Address the issues of cultural diversity in diet, use all 3 major sociological theories, functionalism,conflict theory, interactionism.
Functionalism looks at how societies form and maintain stability over time. In particular, it examine the role that institutions play in social stability. According to functionalism, cultures develop unique diets due to the competing influences of all institutions. For example, religious institutions influence diet through prohibition on certain types of food consumption. Some religious traditions within Judaism and Islam have extensive food requirements and prohibitions. Another institution that influences cultural...
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