Functionalism

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  • FUNCTIONALISM
    • 'TOP-DOWN'- Our behaviour shapes society
    • Promotes value consensus- agreement in society over what is worthwhile and important
    • A structuralist consensus theory
    • Organic analogy- compares social institutions of society to the organs of the body
      • meet society's needs, social order and successful economy
    • Meritocratic

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