Capitalism an economic system characterized by private ownership of the means of
production, from which personal profits can be derived through market competition and
without government intervention.
Conflict perspective a framew
Absolute poverty a condition that exits when people do not have the means to secure
the most basic necessities of life.
Blaming the victim a practice used by people who view a social problem as emanating
from within the individua
Amalgamation a process in which the cultural attributes of diverse racial-ethnic groups
are blended together to form a new society incorporating the unique contributions of
Anglo-conformity model a pattern of assimila