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Relating social theories to medicine | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

November 23, 2019 at 2:16 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

Voiceover: When you step back and look at the sociology content here, you might be wondering how in the world any of this applies to medicine. You might say, it has nothing to do with the physical health of a person, so why do you need to know all of this? Why do these social

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Social theories overview (part 1) | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

at 11:16 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

I know all these social theories can seem pretty daunting. But they’re actually fairly simple to keep track of if you remember the main points. The first theory of society that I’ll review is functionalism. This theory looks at how a society can exist and survive over time. Basically, functionalism states that a society is

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Functionalism | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

November 21, 2019 at 9:16 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

Functionalism is a system of thinking based on the ideas of Emile Durkheim that looks at society from a large scale perspective. It examines the necessary structures that make up a society and how each part helps to keep the society stable. According to functionalism, society is heading toward an equilibrium. I know it sounds

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Intro to Psychology: Crash Course Psychology #1

August 10, 2019 at 9:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

That dream about the dinosaur in the leotard, those times that you said that thing that you know you shouldn’t have said, or even that thing you didn’t even know you were gonna say. The little cogs of your consciousness cranking away, making your life possible, making society function, all of the things that you’re

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Theory & Deviance: Crash Course Sociology #19

August 3, 2019 at 10:29 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

As we noted last week, an armed robber and a pacifist have something in common: They’re both social deviants. But they’re obviously also really different. It’s hard to imagine that some people resort to armed robbery for some of the same reasons that other people reject violence. That’s why there are many different theories of

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Cultures, Subcultures, and Countercultures: Crash Course Sociology #11

August 2, 2019 at 9:29 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

How many cultures are there in the world? We’ve talked a lot about the things that make a culture a culture – things like norms and symbols and languages. But we haven’t really discussed how you lump all those little things together and say, yes, these are the things that belong together – these things

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Functionalism

June 24, 2019 at 12:35 pm | Articles | Ruben Talley -

functionalism is a system of thinking based on the ideas of Emile Durkheim that looks at society from a large-scale perspective it examines the necessary structures that make up a society and how each part helps to keep the society stable according to functionalism society is heading toward an equilibrium I know it sounds a

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Social Theories Overview

June 21, 2019 at 4:03 pm | Articles | Ruben Talley -

I know all these social theories can seem pretty daunting but they're actually fairly simple to keep track of if you remember the main points the first theory of society that'll review is functionalism this theory looks at how a society can exist and survive over time basically functionalism states that a society is always

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“Social Theories Overview”

Parsons and Bales: The AGIL Scheme

June 6, 2019 at 9:58 am | Articles | Ruben Talley -

so we've talked now a little bit about Parsons systems levels and we've also talked a little bit about the connection between Parsons and Tony's Tony's Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft model and how that was used by Parsons to make some assumptions about the characteristics of modern contemporary societies we need to turn now to Parsons

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