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2. What is value consensus?

  • A form of oppression described by Marxists.
  • A type of survey carried out to determine individual's personal values.
  • Mutual agreement amongst society about what values to regard as important.
  • Where all institutions in society co-operate towards one central goal/value.

3. Which of these is a type of FORMAL social control?

  • Grounding (by Parents)
  • Peer Pressure
  • Court of Law
  • Truancy

4. What is Social Equilibrium?

  • Where there is balance & harmony amongst Society with regards to socialisation and social control.
  • Where there is balance & harmony amongst Society with regards to social classes.
  • Where the number of people in society and the number of crimes match up.
  • Where value consensus and the warm bath theory are both in place.

5. Which of these quotes is attributed to Parsons (relevant to this topic)?

  • "The family is like a personality factory."
  • "Social equilibrium is at the heart of every society."
  • "The family is the only source of socialisation."
  • "Institutions are the key to social solidarity."

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