- Created by: deanwilloughby24
- Created on: 30-09-18 22:43
Functionalism: Parsons, Meritocracy
- Draws many of Durkhein's ideas.
- Sees the school as the 'focal socialising agency' in modern society, acting as a bridge between the family and wider society.
- Bride needed because family and society operate on different principles.
- Children need to learn a new way of living so that they can cope.