Unit 5 Sociology Vocab

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