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Sociology - E2 - P2

Sociology - Exam 2 - Part 1 - Chapter 5 & 6

2 or more people who identify & interact with one another Social group
individuals with a status in common Category
collection of people who share a physical space Crowd
small social group whose members share personal & lasting relationships Primary Groups
large & impersonal social group whose members pursue a specific goal or activity Secondary Groups
Social Group Leadership styles Authoritarian Democratic Laissez-faire
Social Group Leadership roles Instrumental Expressive
going along with your group Group conformity
obedience to authority researcher Stanley Milgram
Demonstrated that people will bow to social pressure in small group settings Solomon Asch
Most replicated study Solomon Asch's
group that serves as a reference point for making evaluations & decisions Reference group
group toward which we feel respect & loyalty In groups
those toward which we feel a sense of competition or opposition Out groups
a web of weak social ties Networks
1 relationship Dyad
3 relationships Triad
Rule – as groups grow larger there is ________________ Less intimacy More stability
biological distinction between females & males Sex
any of the body structures directly concerned in reproduction Primary sex characteristics
features that distinguish the two sexes of a species, but that are not directly part of the reproductive system Secondary sex characteristics
sex is more than physical, it is ___________ and ____________ genetic, hormonal
people whose bodies have both female and male characteristics Intersexed
feel they are one sex even though biologically the other Transsexual
personal traits and patterns of behavior that a culture attaches to being female or male Gender
norm forbidding sexual relations or marriage between certain relatives Incest taboo
Our cultural attitudes toward sexuality are something of a contradiction Sexual Attitudes in the U.S.
Sorokin’s Cyclical Theory of Social Change Ideational – Idealistic - Sensate
who set the stage for the Sexual Revolution? Alfred Kinsey
person’s romantic & emotional attraction to another person Sexual orientation
attraction to someone of the other sex Heterosexuality
attraction to someone of the same sex Homosexuality
to people of either/both sexes Bisexuality
no sexual attraction Asexuality
People in any society attach meanings to sexual activity Society (Nurture)/ sexual orientation
Sexual orientation is innate Biology (Nature)/ sexual orientation
Homosexuality was not an illness but “a form of sexual behavior” 1973 – American Psychiatric Association (APA)
discomfort over close personal interaction with people thought to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual Homophobia
_________ birth rate to teens higher than all other high-income nations U.S.
Sexually explicit material intended to cause sexual arousal Pornography
Pornography defined as: Violates “community standards” of decency, Lacks “redeeming social value”
penetration without consent RAPE/Sexual Assault
Depend on sexuality for reproduction, Regulation of sexuality, Function of prostitution Structural-Functional
Approach shows how sexuality reflects and perpetuates patterns of social inequality Social Conflict
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