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population size, age, racial composition, birth and death rates used to discuss populations
a population projection that suggests the population will exceed the available food supply because populations grow at geometric rates, while food supplies grow at arithmetic rates
Neo-Classical Migration Theory or Push-Pull
suggests that migration depends on the supply and demand for labor, both in the sending area and the receiving one
In general, birth rates are_________ connected to a woman's income and level of education.
the classification of people who share a common culture, linguistic, or ancestral heritage
the group that has the largest population in society and holds significant power and privilege
groups that enter into an area voluntarily but seek to maintain their own culture while also integrating into the dominant group
groups that seek to shed their old ways and integrate themselves into mainstream society
groups that voluntarily separate themselves from the dominant group and view the dominant group with disdain, believing that it will corrupt the group's belief system
simplified perceptions people have of an entire group that are usually based on false assumptions
maintains the advantage for the dominant group, while providing the appearance of fairness to all
Cycle of Poverty
a generational barrier that prevents poor people from breaking into the middle and upper classes
a social system in which the father serves as head of the family, and men have authority over women and children
an invisible barrier preventing women from reaching executive-level positions in the workplace
government-run social insurance program that provides health coverage for people 65 or older
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