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According to Robert Merton, which term describes the unintended beneficial consequences of people’s actions?

According to Robert Merton, which term describes the unintended beneficial consequences of people’s actions?

A) Manifest functions
B) Latent dysfunctions
C) Unintended consequences
D) Dysfunction

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Answer: A) Manifest functions

Explanation: Manifest functions are intended and recognized positive consequences of social structures or practices, which contribute to social stability and cohesion.

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