Functionslism - Understanding Society

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What approach is Funstionalism?
Macro - Top down approaches
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Who came up with functionalism in society?
Durkheim
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What approach does Durkheim take when looking at society?
Top down structural (consesus) approach
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The social structure/institutions in society lead to shared and stable behaviour which equals what?
Social Order
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Describe Value Consensus
Members of society agree on what counts as important values and standards of behaviour.
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What is a result of Value Consensus
Social Solidarity - Feeling apart of a community & Social Integration - Sense of Belonging
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