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Unformatted text preview: and this continuous argument is just another avenue to explore us as a society. In contrast, looking at prostitution from a functionalist perspective one would say it is just a part of our society. Talcott Parsons (1902 1979) said that if an aspect of social life does not contribute to a societys stability or survival (p. 14) it would not be passed from generation to generation. Although immoral, prostitution does add to our societys stability or it would not be considered the oldest profession. My concerns if my views were feminist would be when our society thinks of prostitution we think of low-class, low self-esteemed, immoral women. We forget that there is such a thing as a gigolo, however they are more likely to be considered cool or accommodating lonely women which would be the opposite of how we portray female prostitutes. force...
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