Key theories 2

  • Created by: Goobah
  • Created on: 17-09-23 17:57


  • as a theory it dates back to the ideas of Emile Durkheim in the 1800s 
  • suggests that society is like a body 
    • just like a body has different organs (brain, heart, kidneys, etc) a society has different institutions (police, school, government, etc)
    • everyone has a role to play in society just like organs all have a job in the body 
  • functionalism…


No comments have yet been made