Functionalism focuses on the importance of social order and stability in society. How is functionalism seen in the grocery store? For example, do the people at the grocery store (shoppers and employees) follow certain "rules" so that shopping there happens in an orderly manner? What "hidden forces" help to ensure this social order? Try to be specific here showing your understanding of functionalism. Conflict theory focuses on inequality and different groups with different interests (which stems from their different positions in society). How is conflict theory seen in the grocery store? Where do you see evidence of inequality or competition in a grocery store? Try to be specific here showing your understanding of conflict theory. Symbolic interactionism focuses on symbols and interpersonal interactions. How is symbolic interactionism seen in the grocery store? What symbols are present? How do you think interpersonal interactions affect the shopping experience for both shoppers and workers? Try to be specific here showing your understanding of symbolic interactionism. Utilitarianism focuses on a cost/benefit analysis. How is utilitarianism seen in the grocery store? How might the interactions at a grocery store illustrate people seeking to maximize benefits? In what circumstances might they stop interactions when there is no benefit? Try to be specific here showing your understanding of utilitarianism? Which of the theories reflect how you see society and why? Remember, there is no right or wrong answer here; theories are just one way to view society. Include an image that represents how you see the theory in general (so it does not need to be an image of a grocery store). Explain how the image illustrates your chosen theory.