Culture & Society Ch. 14
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Nonthreatening verbal and nonverbal behaviors that convey respect or subordination to others.
A belief system that functions as a mechanism of social control by channeling anger toward others.
punishments for offending social norms
Rewards and punishments expressed through praise, ridicule, gossip, and the like.
Armed aggression and hostilities between groups.
Patterned behavior that occurs immediately after conflict has erupted and taken its course, to restore some measure of social harmony.
Inuit contests in which conflict is expressed and resolved through public response to music.
Ongoing conflict between kin groups or communities, based on vengeance.
Behaviors designed to mute antagonisms and avoid overt hostility by affirming common bonds and recognizing another person's rights and feelings.
Prosocial behaviors, such as reconciliation, consolation, politeness, or apology, to repair social relationships without aggression.
Recognition and rewards for observing social norms.
Individuals with a specialized social role of preventing conflict from erupting into dangerous combat.
Aggression against others, based on the principle of revenge.
Rewards and punishments administered by persons in authority, the state, or the law.
In primate groups, social hierarchies established on the basis of sex and age.