Unit 7: Pass 2
Unit 7: Different Sociological Approaches To Health And Social Care
In this assignment I am going to be discussing about the social structures we have in our society and the different sociological approaches that divide and define our society as a whole therefore I am going to be mentioning different spectrums of our society and how the society still copes and functions under these diverse differences.
As a society we have many various key institutions in our society the economy, the family, the political system, the education system, religious organisations, health and social care services. Basically a social institution is a major building block of society, which functions according to widely accepted customs, rules, or regulations. The family, the educational system and the legal system are all social institutions.
Social diversity the variation in our society and the differences between the classes in our society this then links to social stratification which means that some people will have higher status in society more than other people. People identified as having higher status in our society are often wealthier and have easier access to the possessions and way of life most valued in that society therefore these types of people in the upper class are treated differently from all the other social classes and almost every society have some form of stratification which differentiates people and puts them in different classes. The unfairness of society is always paramount therefore society has learned to accept it but it doesn’t stop the individual in the lower/working class from admiring the person/individual in the upper class because people envy to have that lifestyle because it seems more simple, relaxing and stress free but with more money comes more problems therefore these individuals who are in the high class find new ways to continuously make profit so that there businesses expands and stay in business therefore it leaves the poor...