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Sociology Unit 3 Vocab

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  Situation that arises when the norms of society are unclear or are no longer applicable.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