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61 Cards in this Set

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fight for power the ruling class
class conflict
karl marks, the driving force is struggle powerful always fighting to stay on top
explains the roles of diffent parts for survival of continuous existance
functional analysis
natural outcome(geology)
natural evnironment
natural science
systematic study of society, study of human behavior
fight for power: the ruled
systematic method that is used to understand predict and project outcomes
people by geographic location
social location
people who share a culture and a territory
dealing with human behavior
social science
something you had to put forth effort inorder to obtain
achieved status
things you were born with and came naturaly
ascribed status
when you graduate ex: you are no longer expected to fufill
role exit
based on income, education, occupational prestige
social class
society meets it's basic needs
ex: school, religion, politics, mass media...etc.
social institution
everything you do is linked to another
social interaction
is always changing
social structure
ranking high on some dementions of social class and low on others
status and inconsistency
tangible characteristics to show things
status symbol
social ranking: the position that someone ocupies in society or a social group
all the statuses or positions that an individual occupies
status set
you are male or female, your race, your size.
master status
conflicts that someone feels between roles because the expectations attached to one role are incompatible with the expectations of another role
role conflict
conflicts that someone feels within a role
role strain
the group of subjects not exposed to the independent variable
control group
a statement of how variables are expected to be related to one another, often according to predictions from a theory
direct questioning of respondence
research in which the researcher participates in a research setting while observing what is happening in that setting
participant observation
the individuals intended to represent the population to be studied
the target group to be studied
a list of questions
feeling of trust between researchers and subjects
people who respond to a survey, either in interviews or by self administerd questionair
the colection of data by having people answer a series of questions
the extent to which an opperational definition measures what it was intended to measure
collection of humans in same geographic location
a leader who leads: dictator
authoriterian leader
people who communicate through technology
electronic community
group toward which one feels loyalty
in group
the ways in which individuals affect groups and vise versa
group dynamics
lack of identity with organization
a formal organization with a hiarchy of athority, a clear devision of labor: enfasis on writen rules comunications and records: and impersonality of positions
investing capital with the oal of making a profit
a group made up of people who voluntarily organized on the basis of some mutual interest: also voluntary membership
voluntary associatio
the spread of cultural characteristics from one group to another
cultural difusion
not judging a culture but trying to understand it on its own terms
cultural relativism
the language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and even material objects that are passed from one generation to the next
difficulties adapting to a new culture
culture shock
ones culture superior to other cultures
informal norms
basis of all culture
how we behave is a function of what others think of us, which is our self concept
looking-glass self
most powerful for preteens and teens, start trying things not learned at home
peer group
an individual who significantly influences someone elses life
significant others
a social condition in which priveledges and obligations are given to some but deniged to others
social inequality
the internalized norms and values of our social group
super ego
what people do when they are in one anothers presents
social interaction
not to be influenced by your own biases and values
build trust and understanding with the person you are interviewing
result of behavior, a pattern of behavior between two people
social structure
social institutions: family, church and school,
social setting