1. What is functionalism?
- Examine social existance of phenomena, the function they serve in a particular society in maintaining the whole
- Function of
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2. In what time period did functionalism first take off?
- Early 19th century
3. What does structural functionalism focus on?
- Social structure
- Individual's needs
4. Founder of functionalism
5. What was malinowskis biocultural functionalism?
- Social institutions exist to meet the needs of individuals
- Institutions are sets of relationships to maintain society
- Culture functions because of our genetic makeup