Functionalism In Sociology: Meaning, Assumptions, and Contributors


What Is Functionalism Theory? Although this perspective emerged in the 19th century, it became dominant during the 1940s and 1950s. Functionalism is a macro-level theoretical perspective in social science/sociology. Functionalism theory has been also referred to as Structural Functionalism or Structural-Functional Theory or Functionalist Perspective or Functionalist Theory. It is one of the important theories … Read more