Rational ?Social Organization discussion

IMPORTANT: Read the provided materials before answering.

Answer the following question. Your answer should be at least three paragraphs in length and should be presented in your own words. Any use of quoted material must be properly cited.

You must answer both questions. Each should follow the criteria set forth above.

1. A new coffee shop opens in your neighborhood, which already has two other coffee shops. The new coffee shop offers free internet access to customers. Within a fee weeks the two other shops offer free internet access as well. Explain how this example might illustrate DiMaggio and Powell’s concept of institutional isomorphism.

2. We usually think of suicide as solely the result of an intensely personal decision. What is Emile Durkheim’s explanation for suicide. Define egoistic suicide and describe why, according to Durkhein, more Protestants commit suicide than Cahtolics.