Structural functionalism, or simply functionalism, is a framework for building theory that sees society as a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability. (1)This approach looks at society through a macro-level orientation, which is a broad focus on the social structures that shape society as a whole. (2) This.
The Structural Functionalist Perspective of Prison Functionalism addresses society in terms of the function of its elements which are the norms, customs, traditions and institutions for that society. The Society we are looking at in this paper is the prison society and to me prison is a dysfunctional society. I feel this way because the.