the visible arrangement of society into a hierarchical pattern, with distinct social groups layered one on top of the other.
social position a person receives at birth or involuntarily later in life
Status based through your own efforts, earned
A status that has special importance for social identity, often shaping a person's entire life
Version of reality created and promoted by those in power who have access to means nessesary to create and promote reality.
a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages (35%)
a social structure in which classes are determined by heredity
A social class made up of skilled workers, professionals, business people, and wealthy farmers (45%)
A division of population based on wealth, income, ascribed and acheived status
Understanding realtiy as social construction. Social Categories dont exist independently.
Everyday interactional porcess of naming and placing ourselves in socially constructed categories.
Making generalizations about people in other groups
the social class lowest in the social hierarchy (15%)
Identity categories have a concrete truth that exist independently, Clear Cut, This or That
Society that restricts people born in particular groups to specific occupations, an unchangeable social status.
Biological markers of maleness and femaleness
Ideal & Natural
Designates the psychological social and cultural aspects of maculenity and femenimity
When people are granted white status usually due to their high position in class system
Statuses based on a shared cultural heritage, provides members with common identity.
Share common, inborn biological traits. Personality traits linked to physical similarities
amount of yearly income a family requires to meet its basic needs, according to the federal government
The division of sex into two categories: male and female.
Socially required displays taht proclaim one's membership is one or the other categories
Structural Functionalism,Social-Conflict, Feminist
Men & Women, Upper & Lower Class, Black & White
Owners of vast amounts of property & forms of wealth(5%)
Group of people who share similar economic positions in society based on wealth and income
A way of examing everyday social life that emphasizes the interplay between societal forces.
Men tend to be more in control of topics of conversation
Terms applied to diverse subgroups that are assumed to have something in common
the doctrine that several different cultures can co-exist peacefully and equitably in a single country
the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
resourcesc are distributed unequally, carl marx, doesnt want any inequalities
All societal elements work together.
inside of you and honest
what you do to others around you.
domination over others "merry christmas"
descibes how more dominant social or political groups establish control over others by the process of forming consent around a partial ideology
What black children adopted by white familes recieved
Higher Self Esteem, Higher Education