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13 Cards in this Set

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order model: funcionalism
attributes to societies the charactersistcs fo cohesion, consensus, cooperation, reciprocity, stability, and presistence
manifest consequence
intended consequence of a social arrangemenet or social action
latent consequence
unintended consequence of a social arrangemnet or social action
conflict model
view of society that posits conflict as a normal feature of social life, influencing the distribution of power and the direction and magnitutde of social change
social problems
societally induced conditions that harm any segment of the population, or acts or conditions that violate the norms and values of society
instrumental process
desire for technological change, to find new and more efficient techniques to achieve goals
institutional process
designates all those activities that are dominated by the quest for certanity.
opposing forces of society
economic inequality
the gap bw the rich and the poor
myth of peaceful progress
the incorrect belief that throughout US history disadvantaged groups have gained their share of power, prosperity, and respectablilty without violence
functional intergration
unity among divergent elemnts of socity resulting from a specialized division of labor
appointing a memeber of a dissident group to a policy- making body to appease the dissenting group
negative consequences