Functionalist Perspective on the Family

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  • Functionalist Perspective of the Family
    • Society is based on a value consensus
      • Harmony
      • Organic analogy
    • Murdock
      • Satisfaction of sex drive
      • Reproduction
      • Socialisation
      • Economic needs
    • Criticisms
      • Feminists
      • Marxists
    • Parsons
      • Functional fit
      • Industrialisation
        • Nuclear family
      • Geographically & socially mobile
      • Socialisation
      • Stabilising adult personalities

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