Sociological Approaches

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Sociological Approaches Sociological concepts Social structure and social institutions Social institutions – A patterned set of behaviors and operations constructed by societies to satisfy basic human needs. For example? Family, religion, education Sociological Approaches Sociological concepts Social structure and social institutions Social institutions Family institutions Religious institutions Political/Government institutions Economic institutions Educational institutions Sociological Approaches Sociological concepts Social structure and social institutions Family as a social institution Fulfills certain social functions – reproduction, regulating sexual access, socialization, security and mutual assistance Has a wide variety of forms within and across societies Family forms and marriage types Sociological Approaches Sociological concepts Social structure and social institutions Family as a social institution – family forms Nuclear families – parents and children
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course SBS SBS 300 taught by Professor Schwartzkopf during the Fall '10 term at ASU.

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