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I believe that a question a functionalist would ask is on the issue of unemployment would be on the issue of education How many people are being educated in the fields that are suffering As a society as a whole it would be a constant circle that needs to be functioning as a whole to function correctly From what I have seen in the employment fields now there is a growing need to be educated in many more fields of computers and technology If people are not being educated in those fields and do not have the experience needed for the job then the job position would not be filled by that person It is becoming even more important to have educationSome of the assumptions that functionalists make are that everything works as a whole and that if there is a lapse in one of the main functions of the process then the whole system would break down They also believe that it is a slow process like evolution and that once strides are taken to fix the problem it would take time for the problem to fix itself that social systems are highly stable that balance is importantI had a hard time with this question because I dont really see the manifest functions that unemployment has I think it might cause people to go back to school to seek education in the fields that they are seeking to gain employment in The latent functions that unemployment can cause are people not being able to pay their bills and causing them to seek help from services like social services It can also have the effect that they may have to give up their home due to lack of finances This can cause even more stress on the economy because more funds would have to be applied to help homelessnessThe dysfunctions that unemployment can cause are that it
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