Sociology chapter 4

Sociology chapter 4 - Sociology chapter 4 Instrumental tie...

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Sociology chapter 4 Instrumental tie Social links formed when we cooperate with other people to achieve some goal Expressive tie Social links formed when we emotionally invest ourselves in and commit ourselves in and commit ourselves to other people Primary group Two or more people who enjoy a direct, intimate, cohesive relationship with one another Secondary group Two or more people who are involved in an impersonal relationship and have come together for a specific, practical purpose In-group A group with which we identify and to which we belong Out-group Group with which we do not identify and to which we do not belong Reference group Social unit we use for appraising and shaping our attitudes, feelings, and actions Formal organization Group formed deliberately for the achievement of specific objectives Bureaucracy
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Social structure made up of a hierarchy of statuses and roles that is prescribed by explicit rules and procedures and based on a division of
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course SOC 1004 taught by Professor Mdhughes during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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