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Secularization
Religions are losing their meaning and impact
Sick Role
a)Why is being sick considered deviant?

b)Sick Role changes between societies

c)Must be legitimated by a doctor
Functionalist on Education
Manifest- sorting, training, socializaing, and transmitting culture.

Latent- allowing adults to work full time and not make kids work.
Conflict on Education
schools only allow higher class kids to get education and rewarding jobs.
Race vs Ethnicity
-Social constructs, not biological constructs

-Have very real social, economic, and political cosequences
Race
Socially Constructed: people who share biological traits that members of a society consider important.

-Skin color, hair texture
Miscegenation
Biological reproduction by partners of different racial categories
Ethnicity
-Cultural construction composed of people assumed to share a cultural heritage as well as physical traits

-Used for Stratification
Extended Family
Aunt, cousins, grandma.
Traditional Nuclear Family
Mom, dad, kids. Dad works, mom stays at home.
Nuclear Family
consists of a cohabiting man and woman who maintain a socially approved sexual relationship with at least 1 child.
Romantic Qualities: decreased over time
relationships with in-laws and personality importance decrease over time
Romantic Qualities: increased over time
Values system, religious
Romantic attractions
physical, intelligence, willingness to express feelings
Functionalist on Family
-Believe in a Traditional Family.
1)sexual regulation
2)economic coperation
3)reproduction
4)Socialization of members and social placement
5)emotional support
Conflict on Family
Men and women feel forced into getting married, because of their families.
Church
group with shared beliefs, rituals, and sense of community.
Ecclesia
State churches such as Christianity Rome. Tolerence for other religions is not allowed
Denominations
pluralistic, allowing diversity and tolerance for non-members.
Sect
no formal heirarchy or professional trained clergy. Break away from churches.
Cult
Unorganized religious organizations that are deviant. KKK
Love Triangle
Intimacy--> Passion --> Commitment
Inimacy
developed when friends
Passion
quickly develops, dies down. Erotic attraction
Commitment
Things become more or less important
Consequences of Medicalization
-Assumption of medical moral neutrally
-Expert Control
-Individualization of social problems
-Depoliticization of responsibility
3 groups in the Power Elite
Corporate, State, and Military
Characteristics of Power Elite
Top command posts: preisdent, CEO's... people who make big decisions that affect a lot of people.

Trunk Decisions?
Drapetomania
caused blacks to run away from their masters... cure is to whip the devil out of them
Dysaesthesia Aethiopis- cartwright
affects mind and body, disobedience, lack of respect... cure is hard labor
Negritude
Excuse for segregation, color of blacks is due to leprosy. The skin color gets lighter when you know the disease is gone.
Authorities (3)
Traditional, Charismatic, Legal-Rational
Traditional
Legitimatized through tradtion
King or Queen
Charismatic
Legitimized through personality
Deviant leadership
challenger to authorities
Legal Rational
Legitimized through law
Relationship Patterns (3)
Amalgamation
Pluralism
Assimilation
Amalgamation
Melting pot theory
Pluralism
distinct groups with social, economic, and political parity
Assimilation
Gradual adoption of the majority's culture and absorption of own culture
Totalitarianism
a) Tolerate no opposition (walls to keep people in)
b) Massive and protected efforts to collect huge amounts of information on populace
c) V for Vandetta
d) Government indoctrination begins at an early age and continues through life
Democratic
Controlled by the people
Medicine in the US : Fee for service
patients/payers are billed individually for each service
Medicine in the US : Capitation
Doctors paid a fixed rate per month per patient
Medicine in the US : DRG (diagnostically related groups)
fixed payments made based on diagnosis
Primary Labor Market
Composed of highly skilled or well educated white males
Secondary Labor Market
Large number of women and races. Unskilled labor and lack high education.
Tukegee Syphilis Experiment
1932 Alabama, 399 Black men were injected with Bad Blood. Never gave men a penicillin.
Mere Exposure Effect
We like things we see often. (Moreland & Beach Experiment) Women attending class
Bridgewater Study
Guys on treadmile rated girls higher due to arousal
Acute Disease *Men
Illness that strike suddenly (flu, cold, chicken pox)
Chronic Disease *Women
Long term diseases (cancer)

SHIFTED FROM ACUTE TO CHRONICH as leading illness
Critique of the Sick Role
Sick role is not always temporary (chronic)

Not always voluntary
Credential Inflation
It takes more certificates and diplomas to get a job now.
Excludes people from getting higher paid jobs
Tracking
Sorting students into higher-ability, middle ability, and low ability classes based on the results of tests
Hidden Curriculum
Teaches students that will be expected of them as conventionally good citizens
Men vs Women Health
Women see doctor more, live 5 years longer, have more chronic diseases
Sacred
Aspects of life that are considered supernatural (gods, spirits, prayers)
Profane
everyday, secular, or wordly aspects of life.
Rituals
Matters how you do things (praying)
Everyday Practices
doesnt matter how you do it, as long as you get the job done.
Development of Politics
Hunting and Gathering
Agrarian Societies
Industrial Societies
Hunting and Gathering
60 people, like a family, only gather what is needed
Agrarian Society
Small elite gaining power.
Access food, needs someone to control the surplus
Military needed for defense
Industrial
Modern technology brought about larger scale political systems and greater equality.
Glass Ceiling
Women can only reach so high in a business
Prevent diseases (3)
Human Environmental Factors: pollution
Lifestyle Factors: smoking, alcohol, diet, exercise
Public health: Govt ran programs clean water, sewage
Medicalization
Deviant behaviors medicalized (depressiong, gambling, ADD)
Matriarchy
Femals dominate Males
Patriarchy
Men dominate females