This article will hit levels of Vivaldian neo-irony that shouldn’t even be possible. The lines between sincerity and satire will blur. Description and prescription will become unintelligible. 6.764 palabras más
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Today let’s talk a bit about Functionalist theories of society.
Functionalism is a macro, structural theory which sees society as a unified system and its needs must be satisfied for the benefit of the entire system, therefore all social features exist to fulfil those needs. 1.332 palabras más
What is suicide? The question may sound silly at first, but proves to be essential for the study of the history of suicide. The simplest definition could be that suicide is a deliberate, self-inflicted act, killing oneself by one manner or another. 1.158 palabras más
In the BBC documentary, Make Me a German, a British family becomes completely uprooted from their perceived normal realities, and is given the opportunity to see a differing perspective of day-to-day life amongst German culture. 488 palabras más
Emile Durkheim (1858 – 1917), the father of sociology, was interested in the ways society bends peoples’ behaviors into a complex, yet structural matrix. In his study of societal norms, he coined the term “social facts” or the external and collective ways that society shapes, structures, and constrains behavior. 458 palabras más