Flashcards About Sociology s

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the corners of life that people occupy such as jobs, income, education, gender, age and race are referred to as what?
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social location
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anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology are all appropriately classified as what?
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social sciences
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Max Weber referred to the self denying approach to life characterized by people living frugal lives and saving their money as the what?
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protestant ethic
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according to robert merton what are the intended beneficial consequences of peoples actions?
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functions
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functionalists and conflict theorists tend to focus on what level, or large scale patterns of society, in conducting their analysis
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macro level
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people all over the world, including college students are breaking down national boundaries because of advances in communication, trade and travel.
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globalization
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symbols can be strung together in an infinite number of ways for the purpose of communicating abstract thought
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language
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when a group has a distinctive way of looking at life, but at the same time its values and norms reflect the dominant culture of its society
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subculture
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of the 5 interrelated core values emerging in american society, which one is reflected in the human potential movement
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self fulfillment
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today we can type our symptoms into a computer search engine and often find why we are sick and how to treat it but still see a doctor,this is known as
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cultural lag
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expectations that define appropriate or inappropriate behavior for the occupant of a status are called
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roles
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what social institution is most recognized for allocating power,determining authority, and preventing chaos?
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politics
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what term does durkheim use to describe the degree to which members of a society are united by shared values and other social bonds?
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social integration
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which research method involves collecting data by having people answer a series of questions?
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survey

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