AQA Sociology A2 - Parsonian Functionalism - Part 1, AGIL

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1. Hedonism is an example of what?

  • Latency
  • Achievement
  • Goal Attainment
  • Grand Hierarchy
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2. Basic Recap: What is the first name of Parsons?

  • Tallon
  • Talcott
  • Talcon
  • Talcum

3. Which 2 functional prerequisites are "Expressive Needs" (some made up needs are here so that the answer to another question isn't revealed) ?

  • Grand Hierarchy & Leaders
  • Adaptation & Goal Attainment
  • Integration & Latency
  • Interconnectivity & Achievement

4. What famous analogy does Parsons use to compare society with the human body?

  • Functional Analogy
  • Organic Analogy
  • Institutional Analogy
  • Warm Bath Analogy

5. What is a functional prerequisite?

  • A method of interdependence.
  • A requirement [for people] to live.
  • A basic need [for society] to survive.
  • A type of social institution.

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