Sociology Unit 3 Vocab

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1.  Behavior that violates significant social norms.
2.  The period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
3.  Marriage within one's own social category
4.  Employed in a job for which one is overqualified; or employed in a job that does not pay as much as one wants or expects.
5.  Scientific study of processes and phenomena of aging.
6.  Moving from class to class, not being stable, and always changing social classes
7.  1.       Organic condition that results in the progressive destruction of brain cells
8.  Situation that arises when the norms of society are unclear or are no longer applicable.
9.  The process by which an individual's attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors are influenced by other people.
10.  Marriage outside one's own social category
11.  Workers
12.  Some criminals engage in crime on an individual basis.
13.  Crime that is committed by an individual or individuals of high social status in the course of their professional lives.
14.  Crimes such as prostitution, gambling, illegal drug use, and vagrancy
15.  1.       Mark of social disgrace that sets the deviant apart from the rest of society.
16.  Process of legal negotiation that allows an accused person to plead guilty to a lesser charge in return for a lighter sentence.
17.  A rigid class system with little to no nobility
18.  Wealthy exploit workers
19.  Banish: expel from a community or group
20.  Repeated criminal behavior
21.  Proportion of associations a person has with deviant versus non-deviant individuals.
22.  Situation that occurs when people do not have jobs but are actively seeking employment.
23.  Murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault
24.  1.       Devising new means for achieving the goals: ways that violate accepted norms.
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