Unformatted text preview: Reproduction is regulated by families according to the functionalist view and my parents carefully decided when was the best time to begin having children. They made sure they were financially stable and that they could handle having children at that point in their lives, as will I when the time comes for me to have children. Functionalists believe that family is the best place to socialize children, and my parents made sure to pay a lot of attention to my sister and I as children and to make sure that we were loved and that we could react appropriately in social situations when the time was right. Lastly, emotional support is provided by the families and I have always felt that my family was a key example of this. I am very close to both my mother and my father and know that they would be there no matter what I needed....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Functionalists, Sexual Regulation