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Paper #2 – Functionalist Theory
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Brubaker, Sarah Jane. 2010. “Paper #2 – Functionalist Theory”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


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1. Compare and contrast Durkheim’s and Merton’s definitions and uses of the concept "anomie." (Be sure to discuss the typologies developed based on various degrees of various components related to the concept, i.e. the 4 types of suicide/pathological states of society and the 5 combinations of access to goals/means, and as well as the...

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