Functionalist Explanations

Some articles on functionalist explanations, explanation:

Structural Functionalism - Criticisms
... Furthermore, Durkheim favored a radical form of guild socialism along with functionalist explanations ... Marxism, while acknowledging social contradictions, still uses functionalist explanations ... He said, “the determination of function is…necessary for the complete explanation of the phenomena” ...

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    In the nineteenth century ... explanations of who and what women were focused primarily on reproductive events—marriage, children, the empty nest, menopause. You could explain what was happening in a woman’s life, it was believed, if you knew where she was in this reproductive cycle.
    Grace Baruch (20th century)