Functionalism strengths and criticisms

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Strengths

  • shows importance of the institution of the family
  • stresses on the importance of socialisation in the upbringing of children e.g. teaching norms and values
  • highlights the positive aspect of the family as a support of mechanism

Criticisms

  • ingores the dark side of

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