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1. What FP is this: minimising social tensions and interpersonal conflicts which might prevent individuals and society form working efficiently

  • Adaptation
  • Intergeneration
  • Latency
  • Goal attainment
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2. 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

  • Intergeneration
  • Latency
  • Adaptation
  • Goal attainment

3. who said that society had functional prerequisites

  • Parsons
  • Durkheim
  • Merton
  • Murray

4. Who agues that if societys are to survive in a healthy state then 4 functional prerequisites have to be met by 4 sub symptoms- GAIL mode

  • Murray
  • Parsons
  • Durkheim
  • Merton

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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