Symbolic interactionism is used to examine the variable and complex definitions now linked to the symbol "woman" in contemporary society. The implications of symbolic interactionism and the view of "woman" as symbol for social welfare are discussed in terms of knowledge, morality, and implementation.
Schmitt and Grupp, Stanley E.
""Woman" as Symbol and Social Welfare: An Interactionist Perspective,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 6
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol6/iss1/6