Chapter 18: The Military War and Terrorism
A) The Military
a. Functions Of the Military
a.i. Defending citizens and maintaining peace
a.ii. Creates jobs and revenue.
a.iii. Recruits with low educational levels can learn new skills, earn promotions
Chapter 14: Education
A) What Is Education?
a. A social institution that transmits attitudes, knowledge, beliefs, values, norms, and
skills to its members through formal, systematic training.
a.i. Schooling is a narrower term including formal training and
Chapter 13: Families and Aging
A) What Is a Family?
a. A family is an intimate group consisting of two or more people who:
a.i. Live together in a committed relationship
a.ii. Care for one another and any children
a.iii. Share close emotional ties and fun
Chapter 12: Work and the Economy
A) Social Significance of Work
a. Work is physical or mental activity that accomplishes or produces something,
either goods or services.
a.i. Legal or illegal, paid or unpaid, essential for society (food production) or
Chapter 11: Government and Politics
a. A formal organization that has the authority to make and enforce laws.
b. Maintain order, provide social services, regulate the economy, and establish
c. Most governments are huge bu
Chapter 10: Race and Ethnicity
A) Social Significance of Race and Ethnicity
a. Race- a group of people who share physical characteristics, such as skin color and
facial features, that are passed on through reproduction
a.i. Race is a social construction t