five functional prerequisites.docx - What are the five functional prerequisites that a society must satisfy if it is to survive Describe the differences

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What are the five functional prerequisites that a society must satisfy if it is to survive? Describe the differences between organic and mechanical solidarity. The first requirement is replacement, a society that does not replenish its population will slowly dwindle and disappear. The second requirement is socializing new members with established members of society to integrate them into society and prevent chaos. Education and religion are examples of institutions used for socializing. The third requirement is the production and distribution of goods and services throughout society. A society must produce enough goods to distribute to all its members. The fourth requirement is preserving order and protecting members of society for internal and external attacks. A police force can protect against internal attacks and a military force protects against external attacks.

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