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PLU - History 210 Ch. 2

Achieved status a social position earned by an individual based upon his or her own actions
Ascribed status a social position that is determined by factors other than the actions of an individual; many positions are determined at birth
Biological race a subspecies designation of animals; the only surviving human race is Homo sapiens sapiens
Class category of social hierarchy groups people based upon culturally defined differences in wealth, power, or general abilities
Culture relativity according to this concept, the actions of people within each culture should be understood according to the rules of that culture
Ethnic group this category denotes people who share cultural traits - often used for those constituting minorities in large, heterogenous states
Ethnocentrism judging the customs of another culture according to the standards of one's own
External changes these new ideas, skills, or inventions enter a society from interaction with another society
Gender a cultural definition of the different capabilities and roles of men, women, and sometimes other perceived sexual categories
Holism all traits of a culture influence all others, and, consequently, change in any part of a culture will affect the whole culture
Human culture
Human rights
Indigenous people
Internal changes
Involuntary people
Social race
Social Darwinism
Specific cultures
Transnational immigrants
Voluntary innovations
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