Which is better: total institution sociology or structural functionalist sociology?

A total institution sociologist argues that it is only in total institutions that structural functionalists can provide a viable theory of the counter culture movement, while structural functional theorists are more inclined to focus on the postmodernist and deconstructive tendencies of the culture movement.

The former are less likely to adopt the anti-essentialist approach to culture.

This article is part of a series on postmodernism in India.

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