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Lecture 6 – April 15, 2010 Functionalism Durkheim developed a functionalist theory Theory drew analogies with biology Functions and structure in biological body Functions and structure in social body Functions, institutions, and social structure Socializing functions – familial and edu institutions Integrating functions – edu and legal institutions Production functions – economic institutions Governing functions – political institutions Durkheim: Key Concepts Division of labor Solidarity: mechanic and organic Social relations and moral relations Conscience Collective (social solidarity – as an individual, feeling connected to society) Crime and Punishment What does crime consist of? - We do not conde m n an action bec aus e it is a crime. Rather, it is a crime becaus e we cond e m - SOCIAL/MORAL OUTRAGE What causes punish m ent? - First and fore most a n EMOTIONAL REACTION
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Unformatted text preview: -Society is attacked-Conscience collective is shocked-Punish m ent is social venge ance Crime is functional Brings reass ertion of moral order Brings norms of proper conduct into relief Jerry Springer Show Robert Merton Manifest functions-Stated objectives-Intend ed consequ enc es Latent functions-Unarticulated objectives-Unintend ed consequ ences Knowing the difference-Econo mics: production/consu m ption functions-Sociology: social/status LATENT functions Micha el Foucault Co-production of power and knowledge Clinical medicine, psychiatry, penal corrections, regulation of sexuality Discipline and biopolitics = biopower Discipline and docile bodies Image of modern soldier Correcting and mastering bodies Body as target of power New political anatomy of body...
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