Do The Macro- Or Micro- Level Approaches Better Explain Sociology?


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Your question doesn't make a whole lot of sense.

Micro and macro refers to the level of analysis used in a particular research study.  A micro-level analysis will provide insight into the way individuals, small groups, of small organizations operate.  A macro-level analysis, however, will tell you something about institutions, LARGE organizations, or how an entire society functions.  

For example, a micro-level study may look at how members of a collective negotiate their identity.  A macro-level study may compare crime rates across numerous countries.

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