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An Analysis of ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ from a Functionalist perspective 1. Using examples from the movie explai-n the terms: Dysfunction, Manifest Function and Latent Function. 2. A. “Deviance is normal and beneficial to society because it contributes to social order” B. “Deviance can induce social change” C. “Deviance helps enhance conformity” E. Durkheim. Use examples from the movie to agree or disagree with these statements.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Explain the term Anomies from Merton’s Strain theory? 4. “Anomie may arise when there is an inconsistency in society between cultural goals and the institutionalized (legitimate) means of achieving the goals” Merton. Use examples from the movie to support or disagree with Merton’s Strain theory....
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