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Power
Capabilities of individuals of groups to make decisions based on their own concerns despite resistance.
Ideology
system of interdependent ideas that explain and justify particular political, economic moral and social conditions and interests, making them seem right or natural
Globalization
development of social and economic relationships stretching worldwide, increasing interdependence
Absolute Poverty
person or family that can't get enough to eat
Relative Poverty
compared with majority living standard
Poverty Line
3 times the cost of a nutritious diet
Working Poor
people who work but are below the poverty line
Sex
biological differences between male and female
Gender
social differences between male and female
Race
a classification system that assigns individuals and groups to categories that are ranked on hierarchical.
Ethnicity
cultural practices and outlooks of a given community that have emerged historically and tend to set people apart
Prejudice
opinions or attitudes towards members of another group
Situational Ethnicity
ethnic identity that is chosen for the moment based on the social setting or situation
Symbolic Ethnicity
ethnic identity that is retained only for symbolic importance
Minority/Majority group
power based, disadvantaged