Social Institution Importance

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Social Institutions and Importance Social institution is a group of individuals brought together by a common purpose of granting its members certain privileges and rights. The members of this group possess certain delineated duties, liabilities and responsibilities. Normally they share common goals and objectives. They include the family, religion, education, political and economic institutions. A family is a set of relationship between atleast two people related by birth, adoption or marriage. Shows how families vary across different societies, classes, historical periods and ethnic groups. Also shows how work, resources and authority is distributed within families. Education is the process by which skills, knowledge and values are transmitted…show more content…
It shows how children with special need especially the physically and mentally challenged turn to be academically gifted. It shows the causes and consequences of various trends of education like increased funding and conduction on academic conferences. According to the video, a legislation is passed to enable provision of special education services to public school students. An alternative discusses the need for academic conferences so as to empower the students. The video suggests how there are varying educational practices across different societies depending on the need of the students whereby some students are offered special educational services as compared to others so as to enable learning in all of…show more content…
Perceive function of the family as helping in socializing children, distributing resources, regulating sexual behavior and reproduction and providing social support. Religion provide to life, strengthen social bonds, reinforce social norms and marking status changes like marriages. Education transmit specific knowledge and skills, values and skills establish social control over youths. Conflict theory upholds the power of dominant groups and reinforce inequality. Emphasizes conflicts and division within social institutions. In education for example, social inequalities are reinforced by the educational tracking systems and other differential treatment of students. In religion it is reinforced by the difference in religious beliefs. Interactionists focuses in symbolic communication and interactions within social institutions. In education for example, classroom face-to-face interaction can have long term consequences to the student’s educational achievements. Perspectives Used in the
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