Functionalism On Family

 

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  • Created on: 07-05-11 19:21

Functionalism On Family

  • Emphasise the positive role of the family
  • It is equally beneficial to individuals and society
  • The family is universal and is in all socites
  • Stresses the improtance of traditional instituitons amd values
  • Traditional family values - Normal family = Nuclear

the functions of the family:

  • Socialisation
  • Sexual
  • Support
  • Educational
  • Reproduction
  • Economic
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Tiffany

NO MENTION OF SOCIOLOGISTS SUCH AS PARSONS; MURDOCK OR FLETCHER

Charlotte Beckett

there is no mention of actual Sociologists, which allow students high marks. These should be added

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