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Week 3 Functionalist PerspectiveRace as a Social ConstructThe functionalist theory/perspective addresses society in its entirety in terms of the its constituent. The functionalist perspective easily allows for specific macro-analyses of more contentious power imbalances, such as race-related issues. It alsoallows for the micro-analyses that much of modern sociology is oriented around, such as identity formation and the socially constructed nature of race. It is less well-adapted to understanding individual discrimination because it ignores the
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Sociology, Functionalist Perspective, perspective addresses society

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