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alienation - seperation from one's true self; alienation occurs on multiple levelsfrom one's work, the product of one's work, other workers, and one's humanpotentialanomie - state of normlessnessbasic research - exploration of the causes & consequences of a social problembourgeoisie - captalist ruling class; owners of businessclass conciousness - awareness of one's social positionconflict perspective - theoretical perspective that considers how society is heldtogether by power and coercion for the benefit of those in power (based on socialclass gender, race, ethnicity)dependent variable - the variable to be explaineddysfunctions - negative consequences of social structuresfeminist perspective - theoretical perspective that defines gender (and sometimesrace or social class) as a source of social inequality, group conflict and socialproblemsfunctionalist perspective - theoretical perspectve that examines the functions orconsequences of the structure of society; functionalists use a macro perspective,focusing on how society creates and maintains social orderglobalization - a process of increasing transborder connectedness; the basis may beeconomic, political, environmental, or socialhypothesis - statement of a relationship between variablesindependent variable - the variable expected to account for the cause of thedependent variableinteractionist perspective - a microlevel perspectve that highlights what we takefor granted: the expectations, rules, and norms that we learn and practice withouteven noticing; interactionists maintain that through our interaction, socialproblems are created and definedmacro level of analysis - societal level of analysisobjective reality - actual existence of a particular conditionpatriarchy - society in which the powerful (often men) dominate the powerless(often women)proletariat - the working class in a capitalist economysocial construction of reality - the world regarded as a social creationsocial constructionism - subjective definition or perspective of conditionssocial innovation - policy, program, or advocacy that features an untested orunique approachsocial policy - enactment of a course of action through a formal law or program

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Term
Winter
Professor
SantaRosa
Tags
Sociology, social structures, particular social group, minority group members

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