3 Structural Functionalism Assessment

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Structural Functionalism Assessment Read Talcott Parsons's ideaas about the Structural-Functionalist perspective of the family on page 93- 95 in the text and answer the following questions. 1. Based on your family experiences, would you agree or disagree with Parsons's assumption that men take on instrumental roles in marriage and that women take on expressive roles?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. In today's complex, ever-changing society, do you think that Parsons's theory is outdated or still relevant? What might make it outdated? What might make it relevant today? 3. If you could change one thing about his theory, what would it be?...
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