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    Gays in the Military from a Functionalist Perspective

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    Discuss the Functionalist perspective on gays in the military.

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    As you apply the functionalist perspective to gays in the military, this theory emphasizes the overall "functioning" of all facets of society, so this theory would want members to suppress sexual preferences and personal details that hinder job performance in order to maintain "order, stability, and productivity" (http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/CliffsReviewTopic/Three-Major-Perspectives-in-Sociology.topicArticleId-26957%2CarticleId-26837.html).

    Since Functionalists advocate social ...

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    This solution assesses the issue of gays in the military from a functionalist perspective. References are also applied.