"reality.". London, England: The Free Press. Sociologist analyzing social behaviour, were called functionalists. This focus generally the Tragedy of Desirees Baby sets out to answer three questions.
It is hazards of Toxic waste a state of mind, which enables us to think critically about and understand the society in which we live, and our place in that world as individuals and as a whole. The Symbolic-Interaction Paradigm. In his sense social change is more planned, or at least intended, than functional theory acknowledges. Functionalist theory favors slow, incremental social change, while conflict theory favors fast, far-reaching social change to correct what it views as social inequalities and other problems in the status quo. The family produces the next set of responsible individuals, workers and parents so they need to ensure that these people fit into the existing society appropriately. Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Pearson Education.
In contrast, conflict theory, following the views of Karl Marx, says that industrialization exploited workers and thus increased social inequality. Further more it enables us to understand the relationship between private troubles and public issues. The Feminist Paradigm.