A society is a group of people with common territory, interaction,
and culture. Social groups consist of two or more people who
interact and identify with one another.
Territory: Most countries have formal boundaries and territory
that the world recognize
Some practices that are common in other societies will inevitably
offend or contradict the values and beliefs of the new society.
Groups seeking to become part of a pluralistic society often have
to give up many of their original traditions i
Status Vs. Role Notes
Describes the position a person occupies in a particular
We all occupy several statuses and play the roles that may be
associated with them.
The set of norms, values, behaviors, and personality
Sociologists have separated norms into four
categories: folkways, mores, laws, and taboos.
A folkway is a norm for everyday behavior that people
follow for the sake of convenience or tradition.
People practice folkways simply beca