Structural functionalism

a sociological theory arguing that the stability of society is determined by functional institutions and individuals having a specific role

Structural functionalism, or simply functionalism, is a way of making a theory that sees society as a complex system. The parts of this system work together to keep society stable and its people happy.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Macionis, John (1944–2011). Sociology. Gerber, Linda Marie (7th ed.). Toronto, Canada: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN 9780137001613. OCLC 652430995.