Sociology Week 3 Notes
Socialization: The lifelong process of social interaction where the individual acquires a social
identity and ways of thinking, feeling, and acting.
Self: Awareness of your social identities.
Social Learning Theories: People learn n
FUNCTIONALISM: Everyone has a place / role in society.
Maintains that society is a complex system of interdependent parts that work together to ensure a
EX: Workers at chipotle working together to have a product at the end of the day.
Week 9 Notes SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
Demography: the scientific study of human population
Population growth or decline
Demography is important bec
RACE AND ETHNICITY
RACE: a group of people who share physical characteristics, such as skin color and facial features
that are passed through reproduction
ETHNICITY: group of people who identify with a common national origin or cultural heritage
GENDER AND SEX
Sex: biological characteristics that we are born with
Gender: learned attitudes and behaviors that characterize what it means to be male or female,
Gender identity: perception of either being masculine or feminine