Sociological perspective for health and social care.

Sociological perspective for health and social care.

Sociology is concerned with the way individuals and groups act within society and the way in which groups interact with each other. There are different sociological perspectives which include examples of society. In this assignment I will be explaining the different sociological perspectives which provide different models of society.

P1: Example the principal sociological perspective.


The New Right Structural functionalism is a broad perspective in sociology which sets out to interpret society as a structure with corresponding parts. Functionalism number society as a whole in terms of the function of certain elements such as norms, customs, traditions and institutions.
Marxism Feminism Interactionism Collectivism Postmodernism Post Modernism Postmodernity (also spelled post-modernity or termed the postmodern condition) is generally used to describe the economic and/or cultural state or condition of society which is said to exist after modernity. Some schools of thought hold that modernity ended in the late 20th century[1], replaced by post-modernity, while others would extend modernity to cover the developments denoted by postmodernity. New Right New Right is used in several countries as a descriptive term for various policies and/or groups that are right-wing Collectivism is any philosophic, political, economic or social outlook that emphasizes the interdependence of every human in some collective group and the priority of group goals over individual goals. Collectivists usually focus on community, society or nation. Collectivism has been widely used to refer to a number of different political and economic philosophies, ranging from communalism and democracy to totalitarian nationalism.

Marxism is an economic and socio-political worldview that contains within it a political ideology for how to change and improve society by implementing socialism....

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