AQA Sociology A2 - Parsonian Functionalism - Part 2, Social Equlibrium

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1. What does Parsons say about our common values & beliefs?

  • That we can adjust them/they are flexible.
  • That they are defined at the age of 18.
  • That we have a genuine commitment to them.
  • That they are shaped entirely by our own actions.
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2. Which of these is a type of INFORMAL social control?

  • Truancy
  • Peer Pressure
  • The Police
  • Court of Law

3. 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.

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

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

5. What one of these would be classed as "External Motivation"?

  • Social Controls
  • Social Order
  • Therapy
  • Motivation


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