(a) Critically analyze T. Parson’s assertion which the school bridges the gap between the Family and wider society.
(b) With reference to Mauritian society, examine the link between social class, intelligence and educational attainment.
(a) How does the Family serve the interest of Capitalists, according to Social-Conflict theorists?
(b) The Structural-Functionalists put forward that the isolated nuclear family is functional in the modern industrial society. Discuss and describe.
(a) Critically analyze the ‘culture of poverty’ theory, with reference to Mauritian society.
(b) How does poverty serve the interests of owners of the means of Production, according to Social-Conflict theorists?
(a) Deviance is culturally and relative determined. Discuss and describe.
(b) What factors diminish the apparent extent and seriousness of white-collar crimes?