What are the macro level of dependent and independent variables (concepts, terminologies, key terms, social meanings) in the article?

A reflective essay based on the article by Amy Leea*, Rhiannon D. Williamsa, Marta A. Shawb and Yiyun Jiec (attached)

1.What are the macro level of dependent and independent variables (concepts, terminologies, key terms, social meanings) in the article?

2.How are these variables applied to macro vs. micro level of analyses ( social institutions (social structures), communities, social groups, organizations, social identities…) in the article?

3.How does the article link macro vs. micro connection (continuum) in global and a “big picture” level? Explain in detail.

4.What is the purpose of the article? Explain in detail.

5.What is the study area of the article? Explain in detail.

6.What is/are the research method(s) (survey, interview, experiment, participant observation, field research, existing resources) and formulas (quantitative data) in the article? How do authors collect data? Are the data valid and reliable? Explain in detail.

7.What type of data that article has (quantitative and/or qualitative)? Explain in detail?

8.What are the crucial findings of article that inspire new studies? explain in detail

9.Are they any gender roles, social classes, age, race and ethnicity issues mentioned in the article? (if not some of them, no worries, keep writing!)

10.What is the strong side of the article that you defend and support? Explain in detail.

11.What is the week side of the article that you have suggestions? Explain in detail.

12.What is the hypothesis of the article? Do the data meet the hypothesis? Is it valid and reliable? Explain in detail.

13.As an applied sociologist, when you analyze this article what will be “your and new” factual, comparative, developmental and theoretical questions for this research?

14.As an applied sociologist, write the article’s findings based on three sociological perspectives; the structural functionalist (explain the manifest vs. latent functions in macro levels), social conflict (explain the reasons of social tension and social inequalities in macro levels)and symbolic interactional (explain social meanings in social interactions in micro levels) (Please create your own three types of sociological perspectives based on the article).