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  1. Distinguish between the manifest and the latent functions.
    * THE FUNCTIONALIST APPROACH*
  2. functions are those that are built into a social system by design. Latent functions are unintentional and often unrecognized. Minimum wage law.
    Manifest
  3. is without any doubt, the single most significant body of theory in the social sciences in the present century. It is often thought to be essentially a theory of order, stability, of how society possible
    Functionalism
  4. Found in hunting and gathering and simple agrarian societies.  Laws are not written or codified.  Ancient norms.  Cultural elements
    *PRIMITIVE LEGAL SYSTEMS*
  5. law consists of rights, duties, and prohibition with what is right, wrong and permissible and impermissible.
    Substantive law
  6. are rules regarding just how substantive law is to be administered, enforced, changed and used in mediation.
    Procedural laws
  7. Courts have an important role in mediating and mitigating conflict…police forces and state and fed and local level in the
    *MODERN LEGAL SYSTEMS*
  8. Laws are extensive networks of local and national statutes, private, and public coded, crimes and torts, common and civil laws and procedural and substantive laws.
    *MODERN LEGAL SYSTEMS*

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Chapter 2
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2016-10-03 18:10:50
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