Criticisms of Talcott Parsons Structural Function

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Philosophy

 

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Jay H

 

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September 16, 2014

 

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University

 

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However, its significance began to be questioned, in the 1950s, as a result of increasing criticisms labeled at its discovered inadequacies. Criticisms arose in critical attack of Structural Functionalism's static and abstract focus on maintenance of social order, social stability/regulation and the structures within society and its lack of acknowledging social change and conflict...
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In other words it was criticized of its conservatism to sustain status quo. Thus, this paper will discuss the main reasons why Structural Functionalism was considered by critics as having a conservative bias in its analysis of society. According to critics, one of their significant arguments against Parson's structural functionalism was its inability to approach historical situations effectively-ahistorical...
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