Studying society part 1

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  • Studying society part 1
    • Strucuralist
      • The individual is shaped by society
      • Everybody is influenced by society's opinions
      • Large institutions such as education, healthcare and politics have power to change society
      • Consensus
        • Look at society as a whole
        • Society works together to achieve one goal
        • Functionalists
          • Everything is sugar coated
          • Everyone has a role to play to form society
          • Everyone works together as one
      • Conflict
        • Society made up of separate groups
        • Groups have likes and dislikes - causes arguments among society
        • Marxism
          • Named after Karl Marx
          • All conflict is due to social class
          • Poor and rich conflict
          • Working class work hard for less wages than middle class
        • Feminism
          • All conflict due to patriarchy
          • Men more dominant than women
          • Men have more power in areas of work and family
    • Interactionist
      • Society is shaped by individual
      • Personal interactions between people shape society's opinions
      • People have the power to change society
    • Functionalists
      • Everything is sugar coated
      • Everyone has a role to play to form society
      • Everyone works together as one
    • Marxism
      • Named after Karl Marx
      • All conflict is due to social class
      • Poor and rich conflict
      • Working class work hard for less wages than middle class
    • Feminism
      • All conflict due to patriarchy
      • Men more dominant than women
      • Men have more power in areas of work and family
  • Functionalism is a consensus theory because the consensus theory that sees society as a whole that works together to maintain social order.
    • Functionalism matches with the consensus because it is a theory that sees society  as working together, each person with their own role to form a safe and happy society.
    • Consensus
      • Look at society as a whole
      • Society works together to achieve one goal

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