SOCIOLOGY- theories (A2)

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DURKHEIM-rapid social change
we are naturally selfish, society creates a strong collective conscience in order to control this. to be able to help create social solidarity
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PARSONS- the organic analogy
society functions the same as the human body, every part has a function and needs to do this function in order for sociaty to be 'healthy'
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PARSONS- 4 functional prerequisites
goal attainment, adaptation, intergration and pattern maintenence
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MERTON- neo-functionalist
disagrees that not all functions of scoiety are positive eg. religion can cause harm. and not all parts of society work together
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MERTON- funtions
merton said that society has manifest (intended) and la
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society functions the same as the human body, every part has a function and needs to do this function in order for sociaty to be 'healthy'

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PARSONS- the organic analogy

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goal attainment, adaptation, intergration and pattern maintenence

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disagrees that not all functions of scoiety are positive eg. religion can cause harm. and not all parts of society work together

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merton said that society has manifest (intended) and la

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