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Social Problems Chapter 6 Poverty
Poverty
Poverty level
Consumer price index
ghetto
A state in which income is insufficient to provide the basic…
The minimum income level that Americans should have to live on
A measure of the average change in prices of all types of con…
An area in which a certain group is segregated from the rest…
Poverty
A state in which income is insufficient to provide the basic…
Poverty level
The minimum income level that Americans should have to live on
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Social Problems 5E Chapter 6
Life Course Perspective
Gerontology
Population Aging
Demography
A theoretical perspective that considers the entire course of…
The study of aging and the elderly.
The increase in the number or proportion of older individuals…
The study of the size, composition, and distribution of human…
Life Course Perspective
A theoretical perspective that considers the entire course of…
Gerontology
The study of aging and the elderly.
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Social problems chapter 6
Wealth
Absolute poverty
Relative poverty
Extreme poverty
The total assets of an individual or household minus liabilit…
The lack of resources necessary for material well-being - mos…
The lack of material, and economic resources compared with so…
Living on less than a $1.25 a day
Wealth
The total assets of an individual or household minus liabilit…
Absolute poverty
The lack of resources necessary for material well-being - mos…
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Social Problems- Chapter 6
Social Stratification
Poverty
Absolute definition of poverty
Relative definition of poverty
The ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
An uneven distribution of the resources available
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
People are poor relative to some standard, and that standard…
Social Stratification
The ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
Poverty
An uneven distribution of the resources available
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Social problems Chapter 6
Crime statistics
Crime statistics
Crime
Norms
between 1967 and 1012. Most high-income countries did not exp…
The U.S. experienced 16 shootings involving 7 or more fatalit…
1) Deviance 2)Crime-misdemeanors/felonies 3)Norms ... a)Folkway…
are rules and expectations by which a society guides the beha…
Crime statistics
between 1967 and 1012. Most high-income countries did not exp…
Crime statistics
The U.S. experienced 16 shootings involving 7 or more fatalit…
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Chapter 6 / Social Problems
Absolute definition of poverty
Cultural analysis of poverty
Cultural definition of poverty
Full employment
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
The values, attitudes, and psychological orientations that ma…
Views poverty not only in terms of how many resources people…
A situation in which everyone or nearly everyone who wants to…
Absolute definition of poverty
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
Cultural analysis of poverty
The values, attitudes, and psychological orientations that ma…
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Social problems chapter 6
Wealth
Absolute poverty
Relative poverty
Extreme poverty
The total assets of an individual or household minus liabilit…
The lack of resources necessary for material well-being - mos…
The lack of material, and economic resources compared with so…
Living on less than a $1.25 a day
Wealth
The total assets of an individual or household minus liabilit…
Absolute poverty
The lack of resources necessary for material well-being - mos…
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Chapter 6 Social Problems
Welfare State
Wealthfare
Working poor
Social Stratification
A term meaning that a significant portion of the GDP is taken…
Subsidies for the rich
According to the U.S. department of Labor, they are individua…
A pattern in which individuals and groups are assigned to dif…
Welfare State
A term meaning that a significant portion of the GDP is taken…
Wealthfare
Subsidies for the rich
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Social Problems- Chapter 6
capital punishment
Cosa Nostra
criminal justice system
deterrence
death penalty
the East Coast mobsters term for the Mafia
the agencies that respond to crime.
preventing an act by producing fear; often refers to crime or…
capital punishment
death penalty
Cosa Nostra
the East Coast mobsters term for the Mafia
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Social Problems Chapter 6
absolute poverty
relative poverty
extreme poverty
multi-dimensional poverty index
lack of resources necessary for material well being
a deficiency in material and economic resources compared with…
living on less than 1.25 a day
a measure of serious deprivation in the dimensions of health,…
absolute poverty
lack of resources necessary for material well being
relative poverty
a deficiency in material and economic resources compared with…
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Social Problems Chapter 6
norms
law
crime
misdemeanor
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
a norm formally created through a society's political system
the violation of a criminal law enacted by federal state or l…
a less serious crime punishable by less than one year in prison
norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
law
a norm formally created through a society's political system
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SOCIAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 6
NORMS
LAWS
CIVIL LAW DEALS WITH
CRIMINAL LAW DEALS WITH
RULES AND EXPECTATIONS BY WHICH A SOCIETY GUIDES THE BEHAVIOR…
THE NORMS CREATED THROUGH A SOCIETY'S POLITICAL SYSTEM
DEFINES LEGAL RIGHTS AND RELATIONSHIPS INVOLVING INDIVIDUALS…
FOCUSES ON PEOPLE'S RESPONSIBILITIES TO UPHOLD PUBLIC ORDER
NORMS
RULES AND EXPECTATIONS BY WHICH A SOCIETY GUIDES THE BEHAVIOR…
LAWS
THE NORMS CREATED THROUGH A SOCIETY'S POLITICAL SYSTEM
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Social Problems Chapter 6
aging
welfare state
ageism
fertility rate
a social process constructed from the expectations and belief…
government provisions of services essential to the well-being…
the use of real or perceived chronological age as a basis for…
the number of children born per 1,000 women during their prim…
aging
a social process constructed from the expectations and belief…
welfare state
government provisions of services essential to the well-being…
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Social Problems Macionis Chapter 6
Norms
Law
Civil Law
Criminal Law
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
a norm formally created through a society's political system
the legal rights and relationships involving individuals and…
everyone's responsibility to uphold public order
Norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
Law
a norm formally created through a society's political system
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Social Problems: Chapter 6
Absolute definition of Poverty
Relative definition of Poverty
Cultural definition of Poverty
The reasons of poverty among children…
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
People are poor relative to some standard, and that standard…
Views poverty not only in terms of how many resources people…
Children living in large families and with single parent fami…
Absolute definition of Poverty
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
Relative definition of Poverty
People are poor relative to some standard, and that standard…
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Social Problems Chapter 6
Social Stratification
Poverty
Absolute definition of poverty
Relative definition of poverty
The ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
An uneven distribution of the resources available
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
People are poor relative to some standard, and that standard…
Social Stratification
The ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
Poverty
An uneven distribution of the resources available
chapter 6 social problems
redlining
central city poverty areas
high poverty areas
gentrification
the practice of not providing loans or insurance in what are…
neighborhoods in which at least one and five household that l…
areas where at least two in five households fall below the po…
redevelopment of poor neighborhoods into middle class and ups…
redlining
the practice of not providing loans or insurance in what are…
central city poverty areas
neighborhoods in which at least one and five household that l…
Social Problems - Chapter 6
Redlining
Central City poverty areas
High-poverty areas
Gentrification
When banks, savings and loans, government agencies, and insur…
Neighborhoods in which at least one in five households live b…
Neighborhoods where at lease two in five households live belo…
The redevelopment of poor and working class urban neighborhoo…
Redlining
When banks, savings and loans, government agencies, and insur…
Central City poverty areas
Neighborhoods in which at least one in five households live b…
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Social problems chapter 6
Norms
Law
Societies formally enact norms...
Civil law
Are rules and expectations by which a society guides the beha…
A normal formally created through a society's political system
in the form of laws
Defines the legal rights and relationships involving individu…
Norms
Are rules and expectations by which a society guides the beha…
Law
A normal formally created through a society's political system
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social problems chapter 6
age and aging as a social problem
our aging world
functionalist perspective on age aging…
conflict theorists
Age is both a biological and social classification.... B. Age s…
A. Population aging refers to the graying or aging of America…
A. Functionalist theorists state that age serves to maintain…
see the young and old at odds with one another.... 1. Moderniza…
age and aging as a social problem
Age is both a biological and social classification.... B. Age s…
our aging world
A. Population aging refers to the graying or aging of America…
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social problems chapter6
norms
laws
civil law
criminal law
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
norms formally created through a society's political system
legal rights and relationships involving individual and busin…
everyone's responsibility to uphold public order... - leads to a…
norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
laws
norms formally created through a society's political system
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Social Problems Chapter 6
misdemeanor
felony
white collar/corporate crime
victimless crime
a less serious crime punishable by less than one year in prison
a more serious crime punishable by at least one year in prison
illegal activities conducted by individuals of high social po…
offenses that directly harm only the person who commits them
misdemeanor
a less serious crime punishable by less than one year in prison
felony
a more serious crime punishable by at least one year in prison
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social problems chapter 6
Welfare state
fastest growing segment of the populat…
child dependency ratio
old age dependency ratio
gov provision of services essential to the well being of larg…
those 85 and older
number of children under the age of 16 per 100 adults 16 to 64.
number of people ages 65 and older for every 100 adults betwe…
Welfare state
gov provision of services essential to the well being of larg…
fastest growing segment of the populat…
those 85 and older
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Social Problems Chapter 6
Social Stratification
poverty
Absolute definition of poverty
Relative definition of poverty
the ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
does not refer to a deprivation of resources alone but to an…
it establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
people are poor relative to some standard, and that standard…
Social Stratification
the ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
poverty
does not refer to a deprivation of resources alone but to an…
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social problems chapter 6
redlining
central city poverty areas
high poverty areas
gentrification
when banks, savings and loans, government agencies, and insur…
neighborhoods in which at least one in five households live b…
neighborhoods where at least two i five households live below…
the redevelopment of poor and working class urban neighborhoo…
redlining
when banks, savings and loans, government agencies, and insur…
central city poverty areas
neighborhoods in which at least one in five households live b…
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Social Problems Chapter 6
capital punishment
Cosa Nostra
criminal justice system
deterrence
Death Penalty
A secret criminal organization of Sicilian origin. Another te…
The aggregate of all operating and administrative or technica…
An effort to preserve the status quo through the threat of fo…
capital punishment
Death Penalty
Cosa Nostra
A secret criminal organization of Sicilian origin. Another te…
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Chapter 6 social problems
Delinquent
Status offenses
Incorrigible
Diversion
Child who commits any act that could be comsidered a crume
Children who break these laws
Repeated offenses
Transferring a child out of the juvenile justice system into…
Delinquent
Child who commits any act that could be comsidered a crume
Status offenses
Children who break these laws
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Social problems chapter 6
Juvenile justice system
Delinquent
Status offense
Incorrigible
Specialized court system for children and adolescents
Child who commits any act that would be considered a crime if…
Children who break laws that apply only to them
Unlikely to respond to rehabilitative treatment
Juvenile justice system
Specialized court system for children and adolescents
Delinquent
Child who commits any act that would be considered a crime if…
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Social Problems Chapter 6
aging
welfare state
ageism
fertility rate
a social process constructed from the expectations and belief…
government provisions of services essential to the well-being…
the use of real or perceived chronological age as a basis for…
the number of children born per 1,000 women during their prim…
aging
a social process constructed from the expectations and belief…
welfare state
government provisions of services essential to the well-being…
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Social Problems Chapter 6
The Atrophy of Social Life
Urban
Suburban
Rural
is social media good or bad? In the 1950s less civic engageme…
city: problems include urban job loss, disinvestment, federal…
in-between of urban and rural:... problems include white flight,…
small towns with open countryside:... problems include poverty,…
The Atrophy of Social Life
is social media good or bad? In the 1950s less civic engageme…
Urban
city: problems include urban job loss, disinvestment, federal…
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social problems chapter 6
norms
law
crime
misdemeanor
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
a norm formally created through a society's political system
the violation of a criminal law enacted by federal, state, or…
a less serious crime punishable by less than one year in prison
norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
law
a norm formally created through a society's political system
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Social Problems Chapter 6 Poverty
Poverty
Social Stratification
Absolute Definition of Poverty
Relative Definition of Poverty
An uneven distribution of the resources available
The ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
It establishes a fixed economic level below which people are…
People are poor relative to some standard, and that standard…
Poverty
An uneven distribution of the resources available
Social Stratification
The ranking of people into a hierarchy in which the resources…
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Modern Social Problems: Chapter 6
Capital Punishment
Criminal Justice System
Deterrence
Diversion
The Death-Penalty.
Those agencies that respond to crime. Such as police, courts,…
To make people afraid of punishments so they won't commit the…
Diverting offenders away from the criminal justice system. Ex…
Capital Punishment
The Death-Penalty.
Criminal Justice System
Those agencies that respond to crime. Such as police, courts,…
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Chapter 6 - Modern Social Problems
Absolute Poverty
Extreme poverty
feminization of poverty
intergenerational poverty
type of poverty that means the lack of resources necessary fo…
type of poverty that means living on less than $1.25 a day.
term that means women are more likely than men to live below…
type of poverty that means it is transmitted from one generat…
Absolute Poverty
type of poverty that means the lack of resources necessary fo…
Extreme poverty
type of poverty that means living on less than $1.25 a day.
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Understanding social problems chapter 6
Absolute Poverty
relative poverty
Extreme poverty
Multidimensional Poverty Index
Refers to the lack of resources necessary for well=being--mos…
refers to the lack of material and economic resources compare…
Living on less than $1.25 a day
Measure of serious deprivation in the dimensions of health, e…
Absolute Poverty
Refers to the lack of resources necessary for well=being--mos…
relative poverty
refers to the lack of material and economic resources compare…
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Social Problems: Chapter 6
What is the term called for a violatio…
What defines crime?
What is one problem with crime?
How do we measure crime?
Crime
Law
Not all reported
FBI's Uniform Crime Reports and the Bureau of Justice Statist…
What is the term called for a violatio…
Crime
What defines crime?
Law
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Chapter 6 Social Problems
The World Bank (2005) has stated that…
Relative poverty is concerned with the…
Which country has the greatest degree…
What is a marker for defining extreme…
long-term peace and security
other populations
United States
living on less than $1.25/day
The World Bank (2005) has stated that…
long-term peace and security
Relative poverty is concerned with the…
other populations
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chapter 6 and 9 social problems
norms
law
crime
misdemeanor
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
a norm formally created through a society's political system
the violation of a criminal law enacted by federal, state, or…
a less serious crime punishable by less than one year in prison
norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
law
a norm formally created through a society's political system
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Social Problems chapter 6 and 10
sexual orientation
homosexuality
heterosexuality
bisexual
a preference for emotional-sexual relationships with individu…
same sex
opposite sex
both same and opposite sex
sexual orientation
a preference for emotional-sexual relationships with individu…
homosexuality
same sex
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Understanding social problems chapter 6
Absolute Poverty
relative poverty
Extreme poverty
Multidimensional Poverty Index
Refers to the lack of resources necessary for well=being--mos…
refers to the lack of material and economic resources compare…
Living on less than $1.25 a day
Measure of serious deprivation in the dimensions of health, e…
Absolute Poverty
Refers to the lack of resources necessary for well=being--mos…
relative poverty
refers to the lack of material and economic resources compare…
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Social Problems Chapter 6 Voc.
Capital punishment
Cosa Nostra
Criminal justice system
Deterrence
The death penalty
The term by which East Coast mobsters refer to the Mafia
The agencies that respond to the crime including the police,…
Preventing an act by producing fear; often refers to crime or…
Capital punishment
The death penalty
Cosa Nostra
The term by which East Coast mobsters refer to the Mafia
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Chapter 6 and 7- Social Problems
delinquent
status offenses
incorrigible
intake interview
a child who commits any act that would be considered a crime…
what children commit if they break these laws
unlikely to respond to rehabilitative treatment
the procedure conducted to decide whether formal changes shou…
delinquent
a child who commits any act that would be considered a crime…
status offenses
what children commit if they break these laws
social problems chapter 6 notes
Christopher Hedges
Charles Tilly
Blitzkreigs
Warsaw Pact
War is the force that gives us meaning. It turns ordinary liv…
Modern world is addicted to war. The modern world is a produc…
Germans thought to use this as a humane way to shock and awe…
Between the Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Ro…
Christopher Hedges
War is the force that gives us meaning. It turns ordinary liv…
Charles Tilly
Modern world is addicted to war. The modern world is a produc…
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Social Problem Chapter 6
total assets of an individual or house…
absence of resources needed for materi…
deficiency in material and economic re…
living on less than $1.25 a day
wealth
absolute poverty
relative poverty
extreme poverty
total assets of an individual or house…
wealth
absence of resources needed for materi…
absolute poverty
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Social Problems Macionis Chapter 6
Norms
Law
Civil Law
Criminal Law
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
a norm formally created through a society's political system
the legal rights and relationships involving individuals and…
everyone's responsibility to uphold public order
Norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
Law
a norm formally created through a society's political system
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American Social Problems. (Chapter 6)
Norms
Laws
Crime
Misdemeanor
Rules and expectations by which society guides the behavior o…
A norm formally created through a society's political system.
Violation of a criminal law enacted by the federal, state, or…
A less serious crime punishable by less than one year in pris…
Norms
Rules and expectations by which society guides the behavior o…
Laws
A norm formally created through a society's political system.
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social problems chapter 6 notes
Crime
Prison
Jail
United States
-is a violation of law.... -law defines it.... -it is a "natural" p…
Most of the time over a year sentence; state controls
Temporary, under a year sentence; county runs
has the mot prisoners.
Crime
-is a violation of law.... -law defines it.... -it is a "natural" p…
Prison
Most of the time over a year sentence; state controls
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Social Problems Chapter 6 & 11
Who spends more on education than any…
From US children ages __ to __, ___ ar…
numbers of school years completed
how much you've learned
US
5-19 99%
educational attainment
education achievement
Who spends more on education than any…
US
From US children ages __ to __, ___ ar…
5-19 99%
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Social Problems Exam 2 - Chapter 6
crime trends
norms
law
crime
- Most high-income countries did not experience a single mass…
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
a norm formally created through a society's political system
the violation of criminal law enacted by the federal, state,…
crime trends
- Most high-income countries did not experience a single mass…
norms
rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior…
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Chapter 6 Vocab Words Social Problems
absolute poverty
relative poverty
extreme poverty
wealth
the lack of resource necessary for material well-being - i.e.…
the lack of material and economic resources compared with som…
living on less than $1.25 a day
the total assets of an individual or household minus liabilit…
absolute poverty
the lack of resource necessary for material well-being - i.e.…
relative poverty
the lack of material and economic resources compared with som…
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