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STudy LIst 3rd Exam Study List Final Soc 110 As before this list is not comprehensive. The material and the Family will not be on this exam. Terms to Know Core Periphery: -Peripheral theory: The model of land use in which suburban cities grow around the central city. Power: the ability to control the behavior of others, even against their will Poverty: -Absolute poverty: the lack of minimum food and shelter necessary for maintaining life -in 2003, poverty line for a family of four is $18,400 -Relative poverty: A state of deprivation resulting from having less than the majority of the people have Globalization Semi-periphery Third World Service Industries Social Inequality Manufacturing Industries Oligopoly: situation in which a very few companies control the output of an industry
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Genocide (ethnic relations): the wholesome killing of members of a specific racial or ethnic group -most drastic action against minorities Institutional discrimination: the persistence of discrimination in social institutions that is not necessarily recognized by everybody as discrimination Minority: racial or ethnic group that is subjected to prejudice and discrimination Caste system: a relatively rigid stratification system in which people’s positions are ascribed and fixed -Ascribed means that positions in this hierarchy are primarily determined by inherited characteristics, such as one’s race or sex -feudal and master slave systems have in common Class system: a relatively open stratification system in which people’s positions are achieved and changeable -since achieved characteristics such as education and skill can change,
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