functionalism key concepts theory

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1. What FP is this: the selection/definition of a society's priorities/ aims/goals/ proving the means of achieving them

  • Latency
  • Adaptation
  • Goal attainment
  • Intergeneration
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2. What is the definition of: society is characterised by value consensus balance and harmony individuals are integrated and regulated

  • biological analogy
  • social solidarity
  • social order
  • value consensus

3. What is the definition of: the bonds that hold society together create a feeling of belonging and a willingness to abide by the shared norms and values

  • social order
  • social solidarity
  • social institutions
  • value consensus

4. What FP is this: adapting to the environment and proving the basic material necessities for continued human existence and sufficient resources to achieve valued social goals

  • Latency
  • Goal attainment
  • Adaptation
  • Intergeneration

5. Who said that people are basically selfish unless they learn to share common values/ commit to co-operation then society would fall soon fall in to chaos/disorder

  • Durkheim
  • Murray
  • Parsons
  • Merton

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