Introducing Indian Society

Introducing Indian Society

Question

What are the basic functions of a society?

Answer

Sociologists and social anthropologists have adopted the term function from biological sciences where it has been used for certain organic processes necessary for the maintenance of the organisms. Basic functions necessary for continuity and survival of any society are:(i) Recruitment of members (ii) Socialization (iii) Production and distribution of goods and services and (iv) preservation of order.

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