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durkheim's term for a condition of society in which people become detached from the norms that usually guide their behavior
Culture Of Poverty
the assumption that values and behaviors of the poor make them fundamentally different from other people,
about the same numbers of people moving up and down the social class ladder, such that, on balance, the social class system shows little change
the change that family members make in social class from one generation to the next
the official measure of poverty; calculated to include incomes that are less than three times a low-cost food budget
the top people in US corporations, military, and government who make the nations major decisions
changes in society that cause large numbers of people to move up or down the class ladder
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