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what is the Academic and Scholarly discipline that engages in the systematic study of human society and social interactions?
Sociology
A sociological examination of social problems focuses primarily on issues that affect what?
Society
What is a large number of individuals who share the same geographical terrritory and are subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations?
Society
What is refered to as the knowledge, language, values, customs, and material objects that are passed from person to person and from one generation to the next in a human group or society?
Culture
What is a Social Condition (such as poverty) or a pattern of behavior (such as substance abuse) that harms some individuals or all people in a society and that a sufficient number of people believe warrants public concern and collective action to bring about change?
Social Problem
What is actions or practices of dominant group members (or their representatives) that have a harmful impact on members of subordinate groups.
Discrimination
what is a physical attack against a person because of assumptions regarding his or her racial group, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or ancestry?
Hate Crime
According to who the sociological imagination is the ablity to see the relationsihip between individual experiences and the larger society?
C. Wright Mills
What type of analysis focuses on small-group relations and social interaction among individuals?
Micro level analysis
What analysis focuses on social processes occurring at the societal level, especially in large-scale organizations and major social institutions such as politics, government, and the economy?
Macro level analysis