Functionalism

Callum Mackenzie
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(Theory and Crime) Mind Map on Functionalism, created by Callum Mackenzie on 04/14/2014.

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Callum Mackenzie
Created by Callum Mackenzie over 5 years ago
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1 consensus theory
2 modern society characterised by industrial production
3 society effectively functions due to shared norms and values
4 complex division of labour (various job roles)
5 modern society characterised by MERITOCRACY - race, gender and age aren't limiting factors
5.1 sex discrimination act, 1974
5.2 equal pay act, 1970
6 Criticism/Evaluation
6.1 too much focus on harmony in society
6.2 evidence against meritocracy
6.2.1 middle class professions
6.2.1.1 doctors, opticians, dentists, vets etc
6.2.1.2 education has become more expensive than ever - off putting to those of lower income households
7 Durkheim
7.1 worried about disorder in society and wrote about how order can be maintained

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