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Unformatted text preview: -Creation of human relations-Provision of needs and wants-Creation and maintenance of social order-Predictability: If you live in a certain society you can predict the outcome of a decision or situation Based on others experiences, we take advice on what will happen in certain situations. Social Institutions All the beliefs and all the modes of conduct instituted by collectivity (Durkheim)-Mode of conduct is how we do things-If you are involved in an odd activity and it may not be right, since everyone is doing it than it is acceptable-We do things the way other people do them Set of rules and regulations that govern human needs. There are six functions of social institutions-Economic activities-Socialization-Education-Social Control indd\uvidual around society are controlled by 2 forces of control formal (police, laws ect) informal (social norms)-Religion-Preservation and Transmission of Culture...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08