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46 Cards in this Set

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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


private corporations and individuals own means of production

intersectionality theory

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


maintain status quo

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


what church

baptist, lutheran


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


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


ruled by an authoritarian ideology (do what youre told)


workers own means of production

never been a communist country


want to turn back in time

anti-human rights, anti-womens rights


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


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


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


ruled by the majority


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

reconstituted families

mine, yours, and ours


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


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)


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)


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)


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