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Male dominant society 

My discovery of sociology has opened my eyes to the male dominance of the world and society.

RELIGION all religions I’m aware of, have a male deity, why? 189 more words


A bright German penthouse

Similar to my previous post on functionalism, and a recent house tour in Sweden, this penthouse apartment has a very minimal style – following the function of its spaces. 8 more words


Style: Functionalism

It’s often seen as more of a cliche than an element of style, but the paraphrased maxim, that form follows function (or at least that it should) is an essential primer for all forms of design. 385 more words


Minimal and cosy interior in a functionalist apartment

Found in Sweden, this place manages a warm tone despite the minimalist style. Form ever follows function here, in my mind.


Roof curves at Bondi

The first flush of building along the beachfront at Bondi and in the streets behind took place in the inter-war years of 1914 to 1940. As such, the area features a blend of architecture styles that, at the time, were new and exciting: Art Deco, Functionalist, Arts and Crafts, Free Classical and Stripped Classical, and Spanish Mission. 104 more words


Evaluate and explain the various theories of crime and deviance - how effective have the theories been in exploring the topic? 

To begin with, it’s very important to understand there is a difference between the seemingly similar ‘crime’ and ‘deviance’. Crime, by definition, is “an action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law”, whereas deviance is “the fact or state of diverging from usual or accepted standards, especially in social behaviour.” Many theories have been created by sociologists and key thinkers, to try and understand and provide explanations for the crimes we see committed, and the deviant behaviour we see people exhibit in our society, but how effective are these theories in exploring the real problems? 1,770 more words