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Functionalism is concerned with explaining the origin and maintenance of order and stability
in society. The key points of the functional perspective can be summarised by a comparison
to society, the various parts of society are seen to be interrelated taken together they form a
complete system. To understand…

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Parsons argues that the industrial society has two basic needs:

A geographically mobile workforce: Pre industrial people often spent their whole life
in the village in contrast many people moved to where the jobs were. Parsons
argues that the nuclear family is better suited to the modern industry than an…

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