Notes on Structural Functionalism and Parsons

Sociology 250 November 2, 1999 Functionalism and Parsons A. Classical and Contemporary Sociology Beginning with Parsons and the functionalist approach to sociology we leave the classical sociologists – Marx, Weber, and Durkheim – and examine more recent sociological approaches. In Europe, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim developed the major theoretical approaches to an analysis…

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Executive Staff | Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

 Acting Deputy Director Regina Lombardo At the time of her appointment as Acting Deputy Director, Ms. Lombardo was serving as the Associate Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer.  Ms. Lombardo was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency charged with enforcing laws and regulations related to firearms, explosives, arson, and alcohol and tobacco trafficking.…

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The History Place – Genocide in the 20th Century: Armenians in Turkey: 1915-18

The first genocide of the 20th Century occurred when two million Armenians living in Turkey were eliminated from their historic homeland through forced deportations and massacres. For three thousand years, a thriving Armenian community had existed inside the vast region of the Middle East bordered…

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