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what is a structural theory ??
what functionalism is refered to.
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what is a top down approach??
when society as a whole is seen as more important than an individual.
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what is the social institution??
different parts that the society is made of. e.g. education, mass media, the family
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what is social order ??
social order is referred as the different parts in society by bringing the patterns of shared and stable behaviour.
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give an example of the social order ??
an example could be the primary socialisation where families teach children's from right and wrong and also the secondary socialisation where education teaches children skills.
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what is value consensus ??
the societies agreement into a system of norma and values that guide our behaviour
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what is social solidarity ??
social solidarity means being part of a community that feels like you have a common identity with.
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what is the main function of the social institution in our society??
the social institution prepares young people to take their place in the division of labour. this also ensures future generation are ready to replace workers who have retired of died.
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special division of labour ??
all members of society is dependent upon this. without these society will decen into chaos
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what are the criticism for functionalism ??
functionalism was popular in the 1950s but had a decline in the 1960s.
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