Unit 5 Sociology Vocab

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1.  Shortness of supply
2.  Government should intervene as little as possible
3.  Religious group founded on the revelations of a person belived to have speial knowledge.
4.  Began in Italy 1300s, emphasis on art and learning, was in part a by-product of trade with the East (also means rebirth)
5.  Type of religious organization in which all people in the society are members by virtue of their birth.
6.  Belief system in which spirits are active in inflkuencing human life.
7.  Theoligical doctrine that states all people will eventually be saved by god.
8.  Importance of religion in a person's life
9.  Set of shared concepts, methods, and assumptions that make up the scientific reality at any point in time
10.  Theoretical perspective that views soiety as a set of interrelated parts that work together to produce a stable social system.
11.  The role of scientists, that are not there to profit, but to seek the truth.
12.  Belief in a kinship between humans and animals or natural objects
13.  Economic model in which the factors of production are owned by the government, which regulates all economic activity
14.  You go to an arena, eat their food (chicken) and then you sit and watch a fight. (Also called the dark ages)
15.  Situation that exists when a few pople control an industry
16.  Belief ina god or gods
17.  Tendency for honors and recognition to go to those scientists who have already acheived recognition. On the other hand, they tend to be withheld from scientists who have not yet made their mark.
18.  Advocacy groups try to influence public opinion and/or policy
19.  System of education in which non-English-speaking students are taught in their native languages until they can attend classes taught in english.
20.  Belief system in which moral principles have a sacred quality
21.  Bars discrimination on the basis of gender in any program like sports, at any educational instution reveicing federal funds
22.  Movement iaway from the realm of one's personality, talents, and potential
23.  Sector of the economy that concentrates on the provision of services
24.  Belief system in which spirits communicate only with one person acknowledged as a specialist
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