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International Studies CH2
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A social position earned by an individual based upon his or her own actions.
A social position that is determined by factors other than the actions of and individual. Many such positions are determined at birth.
This term is a subspecies designation of animals. The only surviving human race is homo sapiens.
This category of a social hierarchy groups people based upon culturally defined differences in wealth, power, or general abilities.
According to this concept, the actions of people within each culture should be understood according to the rules of that culture.
This category denotes people who shared cultural traits. The term is often used for those constituting minorities in large, heterogenerous states.
Judging the customs of another culture according to the standards of one's own
These new ideas, skills, or invention enter a society from interaction with another society.
the cultural definition of the different capabilities and roles of men, women, and sometimes other perceived sexual categories.
All traits of culture influence all others, and consequently, change in any parts of culture will affect the whole culture.
These patterns of behavior and belief are learned by individuals as member of society. It is the basic adaption of device all people have in common.
The UN, from its beginning, has asserted that there are such individual rights that all people possess. This is codified in Universal Declaration of xxx. Just treatment by government of their own citizens.
The movement of people from one state to another with the intention of living there permanently
The original people of an area who have lost political control over their ancestral lands and do not fully recognize the moral authority of the state government to dominate them.
New cultural elements that are invented by people within a society, which is changing.
In this external change, member of a weaker society are forced to adapt traits of more powerful society.
Judging group or individual culturally defined biologically difference.
people who flee their countries of origin in fear for their countries of origin in fear for their lives or cannot return home for political reasons.
a cosmology, or worldview, that explains the basic natural and supernatural order and morality of the universe.
These physical categories in animals are based upon differences in reproduces in reproductive biology.
Judging groups or individuals based on culturally defined understanding of the differences between men , women, and any other gender categories
The assumption that the most technologically advanced society societies are chosen to be superior and by nature to rule the world and that less complex societies are inferior and doomed extinction.
Specific cultures are those system of belief and behavioral rules shared by members of a particular society.
These immigrants continue to maintain significant ties and identity with their countries of origin.
In this form, of external change, members of society choose to adapt innovations from another area of the world.
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