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lobbyist

person hired to influence legislature votes


1971 - 2 companies


1981 - 2000 companies

emergent norm theory

(part of collective behavior) differential expression


same behavior for different reasons

nuclear family

man + woman + children

capitalism

private corporations and individuals own means of production

intersectionality theory

highlights the connections and intersections between various forms of inequality, especially race & class & gender

conservatives

maintain status quo


pro-business, pro-military, anti-social services

denomination

what church


baptist, lutheran

"familia"

a man and his slaves

ways gov counters social unrest

start war, support religious movements, long-winded discussions

dependency theory

country dependent on mother country

allah

god of islam


Yahwe and allah

collective behavior

spontaneous, unstructured, temporary actions by a large number of people who interact with each other in response to a common stimulus (wet towels for martian invasion)

Political Action Committees (PACs)

fund promotion for political candidate

fascism

ruled by an authoritarian ideology (do what youre told)

communism

workers own means of production


never been a communist country

reactionaries

want to turn back in time


anti-human rights, anti-womens rights

sect

a group that breaks off from a denomination to renew their faith by recommitting to a particular dogmatic pint

3 stages of forming a sect

1 - intense committment


2 - conversion experience


3 - demonstration of beliefs

oppression psychosis

always see oppression in culture and always talk about it

credentialism

must have a degree but it does not matter what degree is

extended family

all possible members (relatives)

modernization theory

poor countries need to leave traditions and educate people

polygamy

80% of countries prefer polygamy


it is sign of wealth


gives more workers

John Gultang's warning

genocide + ecocide + sociocide = omnicide

world religions

massive system of morality


different faiths (christianity, islam)

dispersed collective behavior

collective behavior through social media

democracy

ruled by the majority

tracking

giving people certain educations based on what future is expected from them

reconstituted families

mine, yours, and ours

liberals

want inclusion


pro - labor, pro - social services

multinational corporations

branches all over world > dont belong to one country


tax exempt

wallerstein's world system theory

poor countries are poor because rich exploit them


box diagram

cult

new, secretive religious group that forms based on a new revelation

contagion theory

(part of collective behavior)


a function of mass hysteria

believer's church

weber's term for a sect (snake in basket)

socialism

government owns means of production

indicators of revolution

general restlessness, unreachable hopes/dreams, oppressed gain power/wealth/intelligence, leaders ridiculed, oppression psychosis, gov responds, illegal revolutionary act

legitimate authority (types)

voluntarily accepted by those affected


traditional (culture)


rational (laws)


charasmatic (extraordinary characteristics of leader)

radicals

want to change the status quo

special interest groups

use different means (rallies) to persuade congressmen votes

serial monogamy

multiple spouses but one at a time

Kinsey Report

1/2 men and 1/3 women have sex outside of marriage but stay married

power of nonviolent action

MLKJ, sociology degrees, powerless can organize to affect change


communication (petitions, marches), noncooperation (boycotts), nonviolent intervention (sit ins, disclose secret info)

oligarchy

governed by a few people

tyranny of majority

lack of votes threatens society

liberation theology

a form of christian belief dedicated to combating poverty and other forms of social injustice