Vocabulary / Key Terms / Theories in Sociology
Here is a list of key terms that will GREATLY aid you in taking sociology courses.
Learn these definitions. A classmate using suggested making flash cards.
This worksheet is a WORD doc. Another idea
Culture is learned
Culture is learned rather than biological inherited since people learn based off their
surrounding as they grow. Culture being learned is well represented in the case of Jean
Tang and her family. Tangs parents moved to the United States
SOCI 101 Second Submission with definition of all highlighted terms
Vocabulary / Key Terms in Sociology / Sociological Theories
Here is a valuable list of Key Terms, Vocabulary, and Theories that we will use
all this semester. You need to know these def
I watched more than three videos, which are To give them love-That is my vision, Hunger- Dont
Turn Away, Faces of Hunger in America- PSA, A Taste of Swaziland- Palms for Life Fund Water,
Sanitation and School Gardens Project, and For the working poor- Nat
Thinking Like a Sociologist
Draw where your life falls on this time line:
Where are you living out your life?_
Another country? Canada? Ghana? Iraq?
You are embedded into both
Examining Our Social World
What is Social Research?
Examines human behavior
Is guided by rules and procedures
Involves the objective gathering of data
Bases of Knowledge
TraditionWeve always done it that way.
Customs, rituals, and procedur
CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Look at this picture,
also found on p.38 of our text.
What are the anomalies that you see?
Culturethe learned and shared behaviors, beliefs,
attitudes, values, and material objects that characterize a
particular group or so
Chapter 4 Socialization
Socialization: the lifelong process of social interaction
in which the individual acquires a social identity
and ways of
thinking, feeling, and acting that
are essential for effective
participation in society
You learn your culture
The process by which we act toward and react to people
Central to all human social activity
Social interaction involves statuses, roles, and institutions.
People respond based on what they think is at stake for them.
Deviance, Crime, and the Criminal
Deviance is behavior that violates expected rules or
Occurs when someone breaks a norm
Often violates an accepted rule of behavior
Usually has a negative connotation in everyday society
The CRAAP test is a rundown of inquiries concerning the Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and
Purpose of data sources to figure out whether the data you have is dependable. It's a rundown of
inquiries to offer you some assistance wit
Families and Aging
Describe the family / families in which you grew up.
Status/statuses of these people.
What were the functions of your family?
How did people join your family?
Did your family constellation stay the same
WHAT IS RELIGION?
Religiona social institution that
involves shared beliefs, values, and
practices based on the supernatural and
unites believers into a community
Sacred and Secular
Durkheim distinguished between: