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McVey Soc Final

142 McVey Sociology Final

behavior that matches group expectations conformity
rules defining appropriate and inappropriate behavior norm
the distribution of power as well as coercion, competition are most important in this sociological theory conflict perspective
group of people we look to establish values and attigueds and who we use to evaluate ourselves reference group
people who are emotionally close, know each other well, and seek one another's company (example: best friends) primary relationship
people employed in low-skill jnobs with the lowest pay who do not earn enought to rise out of poverty working poor
theory that people learn deviance in proportion to the number of deviant acts to which they are exposed Differential association theory
socializing group that has the greatest effect on individual behavior family
nonacademic agenda taught in schools (example: patriotism) hidden curriculum
in religion, objects and ideas that are set apart and given a special meaning that boes beyond immediate existence sacred
patterened interaction of people in social relationships social structure
interaction in which individuals or groups are forced to behave in a certain way example: parents interactions with their chilcren coercion
religious organization that most members of society believe is legitimate denomination
people who subsist by manual farming, without the aid of animals or equipment horticultural society
People who are against the norms of the society, example: hippies in the 1960s (love, not war ) counterculture
social status based on ability and achievement meritocracy
a group that can be recognized by its distinct culture ethnic minority
changing social classes from one generation to the next. example: the child of an office clerk becomes a physician intergenerational mobility
sense of being male or female based on learned cultural values gender identity
the process of learning to participate in a group socialization
approach or theory that focuses on the interaction among people based on mutually understood symbols symbolic interactionism
approach or theory that emphasizes the contribution made by each part of society functionalism
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