Function of religion

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  • Created on: 28-09-13 11:38
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  • Theories of Religion
    • Marxist
      • Marx
        • Legitimate inequality
        • Disguise nature of exploitation
        • Keeps WC fatalistic
        • Used as social control (IAS)
    • Functionalists
      • Durkheim
        • Social control
        • Primary socialization
        • Prevent anomie
      • Parsons
        • Answers unanswered question
      • Malinowski
        • Psychological functions
        • Deal with stressful situations- death, exams
    • Feminists
      • Pro (ASS)
        • Armstrong
          • Marginalization
          • Monotheistic religions
        • El Saadawi
          • Muslim Arab perspective
          • Its the men that make it patriarchal, not the religion
        • Simone De Beauvior
          • Marxist feminist
            • Women suffer now, will be rewarded in heaven
      • Anti (WWW)
        • Woodhead
          • Hijab is liberating
          • Can gain respect and status through religion
        • Wright
          • Women are moving up in hierarchy of the church
        • Watson
          • builds on Woodhead
          • Matters what you say, not look like
    • Neo-functionalists
      • Bellah
        • Civil religion- USA

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