CIE AS Level sociology help: Why is functionalism viewed as too deterministic? Watch

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If anyone could explain please.
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In the most basic terms ever:

Functionalism is a structural theory. Structural theories are seen as deterministic because they see individuals as being manipulated by structures in society - they’re passive puppets being shaped by such structures.

I did socio this year but have forgotten pretty much all of it lol.
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