Parsons, Parsoffs. Merton, Mertoff.

Review Reading Talcott Parsons works, I found it almost difficult to reflect on his work in a subjective matter. His work is just so inoffensive…it’s much easier to reflect on work when I vehemently disagree with it or find blaring statements or ideas that completely contradict either what I believe or what is generally society’s […]

Parsons & Merton

Main Points Categories of the Orientation and Organization of Action (Parsons) For Parsons, action revolves around living organisms and their behavior(s). This behavior has four aspects to it: it has ends or a goal to attain, is regulated by norms, and occurs within a situational context, all of which is somehow driven by an underlying […]

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