Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
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  • Oss0212
  • Sociology
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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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    English
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    Compare and contrast the three major sociological perspectives on family

    Overview

    OER Text Materials

    Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Section: 15.2

    Section 2 applies the three sociological perspectives to the family. A great summary chart is provided at the beginning of the chapter.

    Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)

    1. Theories about Marriage and Family – Crash Course Sociology #37
      This 11 minute video provides a quick but thorough summary of the major sociological theories applied to the family.
       
    2. Theory Snapshot
      This source provides a great chart that summarizes the three major sociological perspectives as applied to family.
       
    3. “Functionalist Perspective on the Family” – Revise Sociology
      This source provides a fairly detailed overview of a functionalist perspective on the family including the functions of the family and a short video on Parsons.