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The special point of view of sociology that sees general patterns of society in the lies of particular people
race conflict approach
a point of view that focuses on inequality and conflict between people of different racial and ethnic categories
symbolic interaction approach
a framework for building theory that see's society as the product of the everyday interaction of the individuals.
an apparent but false relationship between (or more) variables that is caused by some variable.
the study of society that focuses on the meanings people attach to their social world.
the personal traits and social positions that members of a society attach to beings female or male
a research method in which investigators systematically observe people while joining them in their routine activities.
culturally defined standards that people use to decide what is desirable, good and beautiful, and that serve as broad guidelines for social living
a perspective recognizing the culture diversity of the united states and promoting equal standing for all cultural traditions
the ways of thinking, the ways of acting, and the material objects the together for a peoples way of life
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