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the view that social researchers should strive for subjectivity as they worked to represent...
a theory that looks at society as a competition for limited recources
a stable state in which all parts of a healthy society are working together properly
social patterns that have undesirable consequences for the operation of society
the process of simultaneously analyzing the behavior of an individual and the society that...
a theoretical approach that sees society as a structrue with interrelated parts desigened to...
the part a recurrent activity plays in the social life as a whole and the contribution it makes...
attempts to explain large-scale relationships and anwwer fundamental questions such as why...
the unrecognized or unintended consequences of a social process
a wide-scale view of the role of social structures within society
sought sonsequences of a social process
the study of specifice relationsihps between individuals or small groups
philosophical and theortical frameworks used within a discipline to formulate theories, generalizations,...
the scientific study of social patterns
in-depth interviews, focus groups, and/or analysis of content sources as the source of its...
statistical methods such as surveys with large numbers of participants
the laws, morals, values, religious beliefs, customs, fashions, rituals, and all of the cultural...
the social ties the bind a group of people together such as kinship, shared location, religion
the ability to understand how your own past relates to that of other people, as well as to...
is the systimatic study of society and social interatcion
a theoretical perspective through which scholars examine the relationship of individuals within...
a proposed explaination about social interactions or society
in-depth analysis of a single event, situation, or individual
code of ethics
a set of guidelines that the American Sociological Association has established to foster ethnical...
applying a systematic approach to record and value information gleaned from secondary data...
an experimental group that is not exposed to the independent variable
when a change in one variable coincides with a change in another variable, but oes not necessarily...
changed by other variables
evidence corrobroated by direct expericence and/or observation
observing a complete social setting and all that it entails
the testing of a hypothesis under controlled conditions
gathering data from a natural environment without doing a lab experiment or survey
when study subjects behave in a certain manner due to their awarenes of being obsverved by...
an educated guess with predicted outcome about the relationship between two or more variables
cause changes in dependent variables
as socioligical research approach that seeks in-depth understanding of a topic or subject through...
a one-on-one conversation between the researcher and the subject
a scholory research step that entails identifying and studying all existing studies on a topic...
using secondary data, does not include direct contact with subjects and will not alter or influcence...
specific explanations of abstract concepts that a researcher plans to study
when a researcher immerses herself in a group or social setting in order to make observations...
a defined group serving as the subject of study
data that are collected directly from firsthand experience
comprise information that is subjective and often based on what is seen in a nutural setting
represent research collected in numerical form that can be counted
a study's participants being andomly selected to serve as a represntation of a larger population
a measure of a study's consistency that considers how likely results are to be replicated...
a detailed, systematic method for conducting research and obtaining data
small, manageable number of subjects that represent the population
an established scholarly research method that involves asking a question, researching existing...
secondary data analysis
using data collected by other but applying new interpretations
collect data from subjects who repond to a series of questions about behaviors and opinions,...
the degree to which a sociological measure accurately refelcts the topic of study
a practice of remaining impartial, without bias or judgement during the course of a study and...
the deliberate imposition of one's own culutal values on another culture
the practice of assesing a culture by its own standards, and not in comparison to another culture
the patterns or traits that are globally common to all societies
the gap of time between the introduction of material culture and nonmaterial culture's...
an experience of personal disorientation when confronted with an unfamiliar way of life
shared beliefs, values, and practices
the spread of material and nonmaterial culture from one culture to another
things and ideas found from what already exists
to evaluate another culture according to the standards of one's own culture
direct appropriate behavior in the day-to-day practices and expressons of a culture
established, written rules
the intergration of international reade and finance markets
the cultural patters of a society's elite
consists of the standars a society would like to embrace and live up to
casual behaviors that are generally and widely conformed to
new objects or ideas introduced to culture for the first time
a combinationof pieces of existing reality into new forms
a symbolic system of communication
the objects or belongings of a group of people
the moral views and principles of a group
the ideas, attitudes, and beliefs of a society
the visible and invisible rules of conducts through wich societies are structured
mainstream, widespread patterns among a society's population
the way a society really is based on what actually occurs and exists
people understand the world based on their form of language
a way to authorize of formally disapprove of certain behaviors
a way to encourage confomity to cultural norms
people who live in a definable community and who share a culture
groups that shrare a specific identification, aprart from a society's majority, even as...
gestures of objects that have meanings associated with them that are recognized by people who...
a culture's standard for dicerning what is good and just in society
a belief that another culture is superior to one's own
a status a person chooses, such as a level of education or income
societies that rely on famring as a way of life
an individual's isolation from his society, his work, and his sense of self
a situation in which society no longer has the support of a firm collective consciousnesss
the status outside of an individual's control, such as sex or race
the owners of the means of production in a society
awareness of one's rank in society
the communial beliefs, morals, and attitudes of a society
a person's beliefs and ideology are in conflisct with her best intersts
societies that operate on a strict hierarchial system of power based around land
the idea that society is constructed by us and those before us, and it is followed like a habit
societies based around the cultivation of plants
societies that depend on hunting wild animals and gathering uncultivated plants for survival
societies characterized by a reliance on mechanized labor to create material goods
societies based on the production of nonmaterial goods and services
the act of implanting a convention or norm into society
a situation in whicn an individual is trapped by social institutions
our reflection of how we think we appear to others
a type of social order maintained by the sollective consicousness of a culture
a type of social order based around an acceptance of exonomic and social differences
societies based around the domestication of animals
the laborers in a society
a belief that modern society should be built around logic and efficientcy rather than...
when one or more of an individual's roles clash
the expression of a role
stress that occurs when too much is required of a single role
an array of roles attached to a particular status
patterns of behavior that are representative of a person's social status
an idea that becomes true when acted upon
how strongly a person is connected to his or her social group
the responsibilities and benefits that a person experiences according to their rand and role...
how a subjective reality can drive events to develop in accordance with that reality, despite...
when we prepare for future life roles
the process by which new members of a total institution lose aspects of their old identity...
the common behavioral expectations of general society
the informal teching done in schools that socalizes children to social norms
the way people learn what is "good" and "bad"
the influence of our genetic makeups on self-development
the role that our social environment plays in self-development
a group made up of people who are similar in age and social status and who share interests
the process by which old behaviors are removed and nre behaviors are learned in their place
a person's distinct sense of identity as developted through social interaction
the process wherein people come to understand societal norms and expectation, to accept society'sbeliefs,...