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Difference Between Manifest Function and Latent Functions

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 15:38:15
Separating "conscious impulses for social activities, and their objective implications, " or, as Robert Merton puts it elsewhere, "obvious factual repercussions of intuitive tendencies, " is what Robert Merton called the distinction between manifest and latent functions. What is Manifest Function? In Merton's view, the phrase "manifest function" denotes the intent behind social laws, processes, or activities that are designed to improve society. Manifest functions, he argued further, are the overt goals of social institutions. What is a Latent Function? Latent functions, on the other hand, are those that people don't realize they're doing but that have positive social effects. ... Read More

Why Intellectual Property is Crucial for Business?

Samual Sam
Updated on 20-Apr-2022 12:04:26
As everyone is aware, intellectual property is not a physical asset, hence most of the time, it is overlooked. Safeguarding a company’s intellectual property is crucial, both to develop and maintain a successful business.Intellectual property is not just restricted to technology companies, it is valuable to all businesses, which indulge in investing large amounts in research and development for the creation of indigenous products as well as services.Innovations are significant for the long-term financial success of the business. They help the organizations be more competitive when compared to their arch rivals. Businesses should understand the significance of building intellectual property ... Read More

What does Q in LGBTQ stand for?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
We commonly hear the word LGBTQ community used for the gay community. LGBT means lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. But many people wonder what is this Q?Q stands for either "Questioning" or "Queer".Queer has many meanings. It means one may be any one of those letters (L, G, B, T) or could be all of those, and it encompasses people who may not be even aware of that. Not knowing about that is also considered OK.Q even stands for "Questioning" where someone is trying to figure out their gender identity and still questioning their sexual orientation who come under this community.Read More

Why is physical abuse to children illegal?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Child abuse is a crime that encompasses a variety of behaviors involving physical, emotional, or sexual mistreatment or neglect upon a child. Abuse child can be in physical, emotional, sexual in form or neglect. Every year millions of children suffer from different type of child abuse.Why is it illegal?Children are the most innocent creations of God. They do not usually do mistakes because they want to or deliberately, but because they either find it fun or they have seen someone elder to them committing the same mistakes. All types of child abuse regardless of the causes; affect the child in ... Read More

How far it is justifiable to change the name of cities, considering the financial cost it involves?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The good old historical names of Indian cities have been changed by Muslim invaders and later by the British for their convenience. We, Indians had to accept and are used to these names for the past 200 - 500 years.The renaming of these cities was proposed in 1947, soon after India got Independence. After a lot of controversies, many of the proposed changes were not accepted by the Central Government. However, over the time many changes are accepted and names of the cities are changed back to their original names, Trivandrum - Thiruvananthapuram, Bombay - Mumbai, Madras - Chennai, Cochin ... Read More

How to stop female infanticide?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The female infanticide is a shameful act of killing the female baby either in the womb or after their birth. Though the implementation of the Preconception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act of 1994 (PC&PNDT Act) has reduced the female foeticide, that couldn’t stop this completely. Still, some doctors are violating this act in a few areas which encourage female foeticides. Though this act is in implementation in India, many countries are facing this issue, which is globally affecting the ratio of women.ReasonsIn some countries like India, Son is considered as an asset while Daughter is considered ... Read More

What are some quick but significant laws you can suggest for women?

Pinki Rao
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
An amendment to the Indian Penal Code is made through the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, turning acid attacks a particular offence with imprisonment not less than 10 years and which could extend to life imprisonment along with fine. (Source: Wikipedia)In 2014, an Indian family court in Mumbai made a rule that a husband objecting to his wife wearing a kurta and jeans and forcing her to wear a sari amounts to cruelty inflicted by the husband and can be a ground to seek a divorce. The wife was thus granted a divorce on the ground of cruelty as defined ... Read More

What is court marriage? How can I do court marriage in India?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Court Marriage is the term which indicates the legalization of marriage. In India, every marriage has to be legalized. To be more specific, Court Marriage means legal authorization of marriage between two people belonging to two different religions, according to the Special Marriage Act 1954. Even those who belong to same religion may also choose court marriage. So, Court marriage means getting married in court which makes that marriage legal.How Can I Do?You can download the court marriage forms online. They include a Notice of Marriage and Declaration of Bride and Bridegroom. For a court marriage, a notice in writing ... Read More

Has France done the right thing by setting the legal age of sexual consent as 15?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Recently, the French government has declared the minimum age for sexual consent as 15. Implementation of this law was a result of uproar in the society regarding the judgment of French courts in two rape cases where both the girls were of age 11 years while the men were of 28 and 30yrs of age. This made French government think of lowering the bar on age for sexual consent.Initially, France Justice minister Nicole Belloubet said that the age of 13 was a limit that is worth considering for the upcoming legislation. But after many protests, and prolonged fighting, the French ... Read More

Delhi Government Launches Bus Marshalls to ensure women’s safety

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Delhi government took initiative to deploy Bus Marshalls who are none but Police Home guards to look after women safety in the capital city, New Delhi. It was on June 24th, 2015 this was started and 2000 Bus Marshalls were deployed immediately.But for every fortnight another 500 were deployed since then to meet the required number to ensure the safety of women in buses and bus stands.These Bus Marshalls not only take care of women’s safety but also see that the buses stop at bus stops without any problem to the citizens. Later on, DTC also got equipped with ... Read More