Chapter 10: Health & Health Care Institutions
Disease threatens the social order, ill cannot contribute.
Ill cannot longer fulfill normal obligations.
Sikrole- set of expectations intended to guide the behavior of people who
Sociology Lecture 8/24/12
Social institution- a persistent and stable cluster of values, statuses,
roles, groups, and organizations that function together to meet some
basic need of society.
Social institutions that are important to
Economics Chapter 5
Elasticity measures how much one variable responds to changes in
Price elasticity of demand measures the price sensitivity of buyers
Price elasticity of demand = Percentage change in Quality^Demand
Sociology Test Review
1. the study of society
2. determined by groups in which they live
3. group membership determines behavior.
4. The sociological perspective
5. A lot of diversity exists in human behavior from one society to another
Sociology Lecture: 9/26/12
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Race- refers to a group of people who are believed to be a biological group
sharing genetically transmitted traits that are defined as important.
Race is therefore considered a social cate
Signs and symptoms: sore throat, difficulty swallowing, fever, patches of
adhering pus, redness of throat, enlarged and tender lymph nodes in neck.
Causative Agent- Streptococcus Pyogenes
Has protein F for attachment and M pro