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Unformatted text preview: how might the family regarded as a form is Social Control through such a perspective? Remember social control can be positive as well as negative – what might Functionalism say about how such institutions control us? Social control exists to prevent negative deviance (that is deviance which can be damaging to others) – as most deviance is, it could be argued, negative anyway, we will look simply use the term “deviance” here There are two types of social control; Informal and Formal For A2 students, this is an excellent opportunity to show your awareness and knowledge of other subject areas in relation to the concept “social control”...
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