123000 There was a time in society when having children out of wedlock was taboo, so much so that young middle or upper-class girls who got pregnant were expected to give their children up for adoption. . Nowadays hardly anyone cares if you are an unwed mother. There was a time in society when having children out of wedlock was taboo, so much so that young middle or upper-class girls who got pregnant were expected to give their children up for adoption. . Nowadays hardly anyone cares if you are an unwed mother. The above examples are also results of actors and social actions. . Whether or not we agree, society dictates our behavior. . These above-mentioned people do not have to necessarily believe in their own behavior, but in order to remain in the society that they are used to, they must conform. . . The Sociological Perceptive consists of three paradigms (1) symbolic interaction, (2) functionalism, and (3) conflict theory. . Sociologists take into account the different factors that cause action. .  .Symbolic interaction is how actions are governed by symbols. . That is, a man wears a wedding ring on his ring finger is assumed to be married. . Is he more married, or less .2married than the man who does not wear one? . No, society expects him to wear a wedding ring on his ring finger to tell people that he is married. . According to the functionalist, the input of all the agencies in society is needed in order for it to function as a whole. . Society is interdependent, it is held together by the contributions of all its institutions. . Functionalism promotes order, stability, and productivity. .  . The conflict theory focuses on the negative and blames society for inequality. . It encourages revolutions in the name of justice. .  .It contends that the rich and powerful enforce their order on the poor. . . Sociological imagination and sociological perceptive are concepts employed by a sociologist to describe how society is influenced by norms, values, and institutions. . As a student I am one unique person, however, I make up a social group, a group of students who has the same interest– to complete this course and do it well. . When this course is finished the faculty may use the results of this class to determine how successful this online course was, or whether or not they should make changes. .  .This school, like other institutions, has confirmed the expectations of society. . .