Directions: (USE THE BOOK NICKEL AND DIMED BY BARBARA
EHRENRECIH FOR THIS ESSAY)Compose a careful and informed five page essay that responds to the statement below. You should make sure the essay is well thought out and clearly conveys your knowlegde of sociological theory. when you apply a specific idea in your essay, be sure to identify and describe the idea fully. when you refer to specific incidents in NICKEL AND DIMED BY BARBARA EHRENREICH
, be sure to mention page number and context.
It seems clear that a complete sociological theory (if such a thing is possible )must consider both society and the individual or-- put more formally-- structure and agency.
's NICKEL AND DIMED is a book that describes some aspects of the lives of working class women who work for low wages in the UNITED STATES.
Using classical sociological theories and ideas (durkheim, marx, weber, gilman, dubois) and more comtemporary ideas and theories ( feminist theory, interpretive sociology, Foucault, postmodernism and radical modernism) uncover the ways in which EHRENREICH
'S book shows us how the structure of society informs the nature of the individual.
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