Latest Research on Functionalism: Jan – 2020

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Functionalism Functional theorizing was sociology’s first theoretical perspective, arguing that the analysis of social systems should consider the survival needs or imperatives of the system that a specific subsystem meets. Functionalism emerged with Comte , and was further developed by Spencer and Durkheim , but by the 1920s it had disappeared from sociology. It remained in biology, and within the 1950s was reborn in sociology, primarily under the direction of Talcott Parsons’s work. However, the attitude is inherently flawed by … Continue reading “Latest Research on Functionalism: Jan – 2020”