1. What is functional interdependence?
- A term to describe how society depends upon individuals to exist.
- A term to describe how individuals function within society itself.
- A term to describe how all social institutions rely on each other to work.
- A term to describe the correlation between educational achievement and social class.
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2. What is a functional prerequisite?
- A basic need [for society] to survive.
- A requirement [for people] to live.
- A type of social institution.
- A method of interdependence.
3. How does Parsons explain deviance?
- As a result of a lack of functional prerequisites.
- As a result of traditional societies.
- As a result of inadequate socialisation.
- As a result of excessive strain.
4. What famous analogy does Parsons use to compare society with the human body?
- Institutional Analogy
- Functional Analogy
- Organic Analogy
- Warm Bath Analogy
5. What 4 essential prerequisites does society need to survive according to Parsons?
- Adaptation, Goal Attainment, Integration, Latency (Pattern Maintenance)
- Adaptation, Goal Attainment, Integration, Leaders
- Achievement, Goal Attainment, Interdependence, Latency (Pattern Maintenance)
- Adaptation, Grand Hierarchy , Interconnectivity, Latency (Pattern Maintenance)