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A The Present Status of StructuralFunctional Theory
The Relations between Biological and SocioCultural
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action system action theory American analysis analytical aspect basic behavior biological called clearly cognitive collective complex components concept concern constitute context course cultural system cybernetic Daedalus differentiation Durkheim economic Edward Shils empirical environment Ernst Mayr especially essay ethnic evolutionary factors factors of production focus four-function Free Press function groups human ical important individual industrial revolution inequality influence institutionalization integration intellectual interaction interchange interest involved Jean Piaget kinship legitimation Lidz living systems major Malinowski Max Weber medium ment modern societies Neil Smelser nomic normative notably organic paradigm particularly pattern pattern variable pattern-maintenance perhaps personality pluralism primary problem psychology reference relation relevant religious revolution role seems sense significance social science Social Structure social system societal community Sociological Theory Sociology solidarity specific status stratification subsystems symbolic system of action Talcott Parsons theoretical tion units University W. I. Thomas Weber York