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Applying Functionalism & Conflict Theory

The future of the world is uncertain; there are those who predict a wonderful world where technology and creativity provide a good quality of life for most people, while others predict a world of competition, and strife. Use two sociological theories, to explain why these polar opposites could both occur, and what needs to happen for peace and prosperity to result.

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Uncertainty & Social Science

We cannot truly guarantee the future - what will happen, how society will be, how our individual lives will be. We can, however, come to understand how society and the ...

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Functionalism and Conflict theory is used in this solution to explain why life is uncertain in the modern world, why polar opposites (rich/poor, powerful/powerless) exist in society in a concise discussion. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.