However, Parsons argues that individual actions are directed to other people and that, in the inter-action of individuals, a .
We discussed the relationship of anarchy to the theories of Hobbes, Locke, Weber and Durkheim.
In this sense, sociologists later than Durkheim have spoken of is the opposite approach to social atomism.
It means treating society as a whole that is more than adding up its parts, more than the construction of individuals. For Durkheim, society is originally everything, the individual nothing: (See the tend to treat society as created by individuals, rather than a reality in itself.
Consequently to eliminate disability it is necessary to change these social relations - that is, we, disabled people, must all participate in the changing of society.
It is obvious that this is a major task and cannot be achieved if we are confused about what we have to do.
Twenty-five thousand are so severely handicapped as to need constant care or supervision every day and practically every night, a further 132,000 needing constant day-care.
Of these 157,000 very severely handicapped, some 26,000 men and nearly 90.000 women, are aged 65 or over, two thirds of them being at least 75 years old." .
With this approach the cause of our social difficulties is seen to be in our physical condition.Handicap: "the disadvantage or restriction of activity caused by permanent disability".The sample of 12,738 people interviewed, between October 1968 and February 1969, was selected on the basis of impairment.ethno, from the Greek ethnos for nation, is used in combination for nation, people or culture.So, by a strange convolution, one gets ethnomethodology, in sociology, which is a method of theoretical analysis of individuals constructing and maintaining the social order (culture?If this could be 'cured' then our social problems would be eliminated.