Assess the strengths and weaknesses to the functionalist apporach to society

Assess the strengths and weaknesses to the functionalist apporach to society (33 marks)

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Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the functionalist approach to society
(33 marks)

Functionalism is seen as a macro-scale approach to society; it sees society as a whole
rather than looking at parts of it. Due to this, functionalism sees society as a body (organic
analogy), all the institutions work…

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for their material needs. He also argued that society needs goal attainment - society
needs to set goals and achieve them; this need is met via the political ­ political leaders
set goals for society to achieve and these goals help to improve society. Integration is
another need which Parsons…

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