AQA A2 Sociology Unit 3 - Functionalism

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1. In what two situations does psychological function perform its role?

  • Life crisis, Uncontrollable events
  • Life Crisis, Uncertainty in community
  • Times of War, Fear
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2. Name one country that uses Civil religion?

  • Israel
  • Africa
  • America
  • United Kingdom

3. What does Malinowski 1954 Study?

  • The Psychological function
  • The Ecomonic Superstructure
  • Values and Meanings

4. What does the Post Modernist Mestrovic criticise?

  • Does not explain liberation theology
  • Theory cannot be applied to contemporary society
  • Does not explain conflict through religion

5. What is a criticism of the functionalism approach?

  • Ignores the negative
  • Reductionist
  • Does not take into account gender
  • Bias in results


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