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Unformatted text preview: poor). b) The Chicago School: Problems as Disorganization- Social disorganization theory holds that social problems arise when rapid change overwhelms societys institutions (e.g., the rapid economic and urban expansion associated with the Industrial Revolution disrupted established social patterns) c) More Recent Functionalism: Problems as Dysfunctions- Many contemporary sociologists have changed their emphasis from the activism associated with the Chicago School to scientific analysis. These sociologists distinguish functions (or eufunctions) from dysfunctions....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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