formal vs informal control
informal-> face to face interactions local knowledge
formal control -> no face to face contact with everyone elaborate system of formal control. The
state is the main component of this system it is used for illegal acts ex. capi
A system by which a society ranks categoeries of people in a hierarchy.
Good - Better - Best
Four Principles of Stratification 1st
1st - It's a trade of society, not a reflection of individual differences
Example: Is not that rich pe
What is globalization?
The worldwide flow of goods, services, money, people, information, and culture.
What is global stratification?
The division of wealth and power on an international level.
What did Karl Marx say about population problems and poverty?
recognized violation of social norms
overconformity to social norms; it can be good or bad, so positive is not a value statement about
the deviance, rather it describes the quality and quantity of the behavior.
for example: one
Family size has been in _ for most for the 20th century
About a _ of unmarried parents are actually living together (cohabiting) at the time of
While _ parents are married now than in the past, many children are involved with more
depends on similarity, self disclosure, reciprocity, and proximity, and physical attraction
validation of our own values
opposites attract only if they have complementary behavior
the social institution through which power is acquired / exercised by
individuals and groups.
the formal organization that has the legal and political authority
to regulate the relationships between members of a society, and between th
What is sociology?
The scientific study of human society and social interactions.
Who coined the term sociology?
What is the sociological imagination?
The relationship between individual experiences and forces in the larger society that shap
A system by which a society ranks and categorizes people in a hierarchy
A change in position within the social hierarchy
Four basic principles of social stratification
Social stratification is a trait of society, not
_ marriage has the best chance to succeed.
_ are perhaps the most complicated family systems in existence.
What is the number of children living with at least one stepparent in the US?
Good boundaries are like_, protecting