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In the past, people who committed various crimes were paraded through the village and detained in full view of the public, where villagers could hurl insults and worse at them. From a functionalist perspective, what purpose did the public nature of this practice serve?


maintaining moral boundaries

providing an outlet for pent-up aggression

alerting the public about who the criminals were

saving money, as no money was required to build prisons
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