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  • Functionalism
    • consensus theory
      • functionalists focus on stability and harmony in society and how that is maintained i.e. through shared norms and values
    • organic analogy
    • 2 types
      • mechanical solidarity
        • simple societies
          • based on similarity and kinship (family ties)
      • organic solidarity
        • complex societies
          • based on interdependence
            • we rely on others to play their part in the specialised division of labour
      • social solidarity means a sense of community /belonging


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