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85 terms
Studying society
Agents / agencies of socialisation
Beliefs
Conformity
Conflict approach
The people / organisations that teach us socialisation e.g. p…
Things that people hold to be true e.g. religious beliefs
When individuals follow the behaviour of others in society
A negative approach that looks at the conflict (disagreement)…
Agents / agencies of socialisation
The people / organisations that teach us socialisation e.g. p…
Beliefs
Things that people hold to be true e.g. religious beliefs
18 terms
Studying Society
social control
Family
non participant observation
Official statistics
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
...
statistics produced by government agencies to: shed light on…
social control
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
Family
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
14 terms
the study of society
sociology
Sociological imagination
Empirical research
How is US sociology different from Eur…
The systematic study of social groups, social interactions, a…
the ability to recognize how apparently personal issues refle…
based on systematic examination of evidence
Concern with identifying, understanding and solving social p…
sociology
The systematic study of social groups, social interactions, a…
Sociological imagination
the ability to recognize how apparently personal issues refle…
16 terms
Study of Society
Class
Power
Absolute poverty
Relative poverty
is the social structural position groups hold relative to the…
the ability to exercise your will despite the resistance of o…
exists when families/individuals are living in substandard co…
when individuals and/or families have an adequate income to s…
Class
is the social structural position groups hold relative to the…
Power
the ability to exercise your will despite the resistance of o…
18 terms
Study of Society
Anthropology
Attitudes
Beliefs
Culture
The study of humankind, in particular:... - the comparative stud…
A settled way of thinking or feeling about something
An acceptance that something exists or is true, especially on…
The language, norms, values and beliefs
Anthropology
The study of humankind, in particular:... - the comparative stud…
Attitudes
A settled way of thinking or feeling about something
17 terms
Studying Society
Society
Culture
Law
Norm
A group of people who have similar interests and a distinctiv…
The whole way of life and lifestyle of a group of people. The…
A set of written rules that regulate what may or may not be d…
An informal/unwritten rule that acts as a guide as to what be…
Society
A group of people who have similar interests and a distinctiv…
Culture
The whole way of life and lifestyle of a group of people. The…
24 terms
Studying Society
social control
Family
Socialisation
Primary Socialisation
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
Lifelong process of learning the skills, customs, attitudes,…
Learnt from the family
social control
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
Family
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
24 terms
Studying Society
Values
Norms
Sanctions
Culture
Ideas and beliefs that people have about what is desirable an…
Norms give us guidelines for conduct in specific situations a…
Sanctions enforce a society's norms and they can be positive…
The whole way of life of a particular society. It includes th…
Values
Ideas and beliefs that people have about what is desirable an…
Norms
Norms give us guidelines for conduct in specific situations a…
19 terms
Studying Society
social control
Family
Roles
Conflict roles
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
Patterns of behaviour expected of people in different situati…
Role conflict occurs when people are confronted with incompat…
social control
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
Family
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
22 terms
Studying Society
social control
Family
Agents/agencies of socialisation
Belief
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
A social group or institution responsible for undertaking soc…
An acceptance that something exists or is true, especially on…
social control
the process by which people are persuaded to obey the rules a…
Family
a group of two or more persons associated by birth, cohabitat…
25 terms
Studying Society
Society
Culture
Law
Norm
a group/number of people who have common interests and distin…
a whole way of life people have passed through from one gener…
set of written rules stating what can or cannot be done by so…
a normal rule that guides our behaviour
Society
a group/number of people who have common interests and distin…
Culture
a whole way of life people have passed through from one gener…
15 terms
Study of Society
What is Culture?
What is Generation x
What is the baby boomer generation?
What is the generation y?
Culture specifically refers to material objects and patterns…
Generation x is a group of people born between 1965 and 1981.…
Baby Boomers as those born between (and including) 1946 and 1…
Gen y are group of people born between 1982- 2000 and are oft…
What is Culture?
Culture specifically refers to material objects and patterns…
What is Generation x
Generation x is a group of people born between 1965 and 1981.…
45 terms
Study Of Society
What is the Looking Glass Self (Cooley)
What is Socialization
what theory did Charles Horton Cooley…
what are Primary Agents of Socialization
The Looking Glass Self is the process of someone seeing thems…
lifelong process where we learn about social expectations and…
The Looking Glass Self
Family.... Most Important Agent of Socialization.... Socialization…
What is the Looking Glass Self (Cooley)
The Looking Glass Self is the process of someone seeing thems…
What is Socialization
lifelong process where we learn about social expectations and…
61 terms
Studying Society
Society
Culture
Law
Norm
A group of people who have common interests and a distinctive…
The whole way of life of a group of people, passed from one g…
A set of written rules regulating what may or may not be done…
An informal rule that guides our behaviour in a particular si…
Society
A group of people who have common interests and a distinctive…
Culture
The whole way of life of a group of people, passed from one g…
40 terms
Studying Society
Marxism
Norms
Role models
Identity
A theory - views society as a struggle between social class
The normal standard or pattern of social behaviour
A person looked up to by others as ab example to be imitated
The concepts,qualities,beliefs and expressions that make a pe…
Marxism
A theory - views society as a struggle between social class
Norms
The normal standard or pattern of social behaviour
13 terms
Studying society
Primary socialisation
Agencies of social control
Secondary socialisation
Agencies of secondary socialisation
Takes place when we are young children. Primary agents includ…
Parents
Happens through our entire lives.
Work, religion, school, peers, media
Primary socialisation
Takes place when we are young children. Primary agents includ…
Agencies of social control
Parents
13 terms
Society Studies
Christopher Columbus
Treaty of Tordesillas
Missionary
Mercenary
Thought he knew a faster way to reach asia by sailing west ac…
1494 treaty in which Spain and Portugal agreed to divide land…
Person sent by the church to convert Native American to Chris…
A professional soldier hired to fight bro a foreign country
Christopher Columbus
Thought he knew a faster way to reach asia by sailing west ac…
Treaty of Tordesillas
1494 treaty in which Spain and Portugal agreed to divide land…
37 terms
studying society
case study
covert observation
content analysis
closed questions
an in depth study of one particular case
when the researcher joins a group and observes them undercover
the process of examining data, highlighting significant findi…
questions which the respondent has to choose between a number…
case study
an in depth study of one particular case
covert observation
when the researcher joins a group and observes them undercover
27 terms
Studying Society
Society
Social science
Social policy
Socially constructed
people who have common interests and a distinctive culture
the systematic study of society and human relationships withi…
important decision made by the government that aim to improve…
where society defines expectations
Society
people who have common interests and a distinctive culture
Social science
the systematic study of society and human relationships withi…
26 terms
Studying society
Sociology
Society
Social structures
Social processes
Study of society ... Explores social factors that effects human…
Group of people who share a culture or way of life
The institutions that make up society
Processes in society that involve interaction between individ…
Sociology
Study of society ... Explores social factors that effects human…
Society
Group of people who share a culture or way of life
17 terms
Studying society
Social stratification
Conalisation
Social mobility
Nature vs nurture
Hierarchy in society
When parents direct their children to gender specific toys
The ability to move up or down the layers of societies hierar…
The debate between sociologists and scienctist on what % of o…
Social stratification
Hierarchy in society
Conalisation
When parents direct their children to gender specific toys
8 terms
studying society
social policies
consensus
theoretical perspective
quantitative data
important decisions made by the government that aim to improv…
a general state of agreement between individuals or groups
looking at a social issue through the eyes of one particular…
information that is presented as numbers which can be analyse…
social policies
important decisions made by the government that aim to improv…
consensus
a general state of agreement between individuals or groups
17 terms
Studying Society
Society
Culture
Law
Norm
a group of people who have common interests and a distinctive…
the whole way of life passed from one generation to the next
a set of written rules regulating what may or may not be done…
an informal rule that guides our behaviour in a particular si…
Society
a group of people who have common interests and a distinctive…
Culture
the whole way of life passed from one generation to the next
35 terms
Studying Society
Culture
Society
They both look at social issues or pro…
They are both deemed types of sciences
The whole way of life of a group of people passed from one ge…
Is a group of people who have common interests and share a di…
What are the similarities between sociology and journalism?
What are the similarities between sociology and biology?
Culture
The whole way of life of a group of people passed from one ge…
Society
Is a group of people who have common interests and share a di…
10 terms
Studying Society
What is sociology
Culture
Values
Norms
The study of human life. Groups and society's
refers to a whole way of life in a particular society, includ…
Provide guidelines for conduct
expected behaviour in particular contexts such as at the cine…
What is sociology
The study of human life. Groups and society's
Culture
refers to a whole way of life in a particular society, includ…
73 terms
Studying Society
Sociological approach
Psychological approach
Biological approach
Power
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social s…
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individu…
A way of understanding humans by looking at their biological…
Where a person or group is able to direct the behaviour of an…
Sociological approach
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social s…
Psychological approach
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individu…
Studying society
Functionalism
Feminism
Marxism
New right
A sociological approach that states that everyone in society…
The belief that women should have the same status and opportu…
The conflict theory between bourgeoisie and proletariat.
Based on conservative political beliefs which believe in trad…
Functionalism
A sociological approach that states that everyone in society…
Feminism
The belief that women should have the same status and opportu…
28 terms
STUDYING SOCIETY
Agencies of socialisation
Anonymity
Cohort
Covert observation
Scoial groups or institutions responsible for undertaking soc…
Dont have to give their name
Group of people with same characteristics
Joins groups but doesnt say intentions
Agencies of socialisation
Scoial groups or institutions responsible for undertaking soc…
Anonymity
Dont have to give their name
9 terms
Studying society
The welfare state
Social class
Theory
Primary socialisation
The state will look after the interests of the people from "t…
Describes persons position in society
A set of ideas which tries to explain something
Family
The welfare state
The state will look after the interests of the people from "t…
Social class
Describes persons position in society
69 terms
Studying Society
Sociological Approach
Biological Approach
Psychological Approach
journalists
interested in society and how humans behave in it, want to fi…
believe that differences between people are what we are born…
focus on individual and how mind and brain effects individual…
have subjected (biased) approach, focus on what is newsworthy
Sociological Approach
interested in society and how humans behave in it, want to fi…
Biological Approach
believe that differences between people are what we are born…
20 terms
Studying Society
Sociological approach
Psychological approach
Biological approach
Power
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social s…
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individu…
A way of understanding humans by looking at their biological…
Where a person or group is able to direct the behaviour of an…
Sociological approach
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social s…
Psychological approach
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individu…
83 terms
Studying society
Agents / agencies of socialisation
Beliefs
Conformity
Conflict approachBeliefs
The people / organisations that teach us socialisation e.g. p…
Things that people hold to be true e.g. religious beliefs
When individuals follow the behaviour of others in society
A negative approach that looks at the conflict (disagreement)…
Agents / agencies of socialisation
The people / organisations that teach us socialisation e.g. p…
Beliefs
Things that people hold to be true e.g. religious beliefs
10 terms
Society studies
Admendent 1
Admendent 2
Admendent 3
Admendent 4
Freedom of religion speech right to assemble and the right to…
Right to bare arms
Declares that the government may not require people to house…
Protects people from seizures and searches
Admendent 1
Freedom of religion speech right to assemble and the right to…
Admendent 2
Right to bare arms
35 terms
STUDYING SOCIETY
Quantitative data
Qualitative data
Primary data
Secondary data
this type of data is presented in numerical form, enabling tr…
this type of data is presented in words and is rich in detail…
this is data which the sociologist collects themselves throug…
this is data that already exists such as official statistics…
Quantitative data
this type of data is presented in numerical form, enabling tr…
Qualitative data
this type of data is presented in words and is rich in detail…
9 terms
Studying Society
Power
Social Control
Culture
Subculture
Where a person or group is able to direct the behaviour of an…
Ways of ensuring that people accept in socially acceptable wa…
A group of people who share common norms, values and beliefs
A smaller group of people who share norms, values and beliefs…
Power
Where a person or group is able to direct the behaviour of an…
Social Control
Ways of ensuring that people accept in socially acceptable wa…
9 terms
Studying society
Sociology
Society
Social Processes
Culture
Sociology is the study of society.
A group of people who share a culture or a way of life.
Processes in society that involve interactions between indivi…
The whole way of life of a particular society or social group…
Sociology
Sociology is the study of society.
Society
A group of people who share a culture or a way of life.
39 terms
Studying society
Sociological
Journalistic
Psychological
Social control
The approach which focuses on groups, uses research methods a…
The approach which focuses on individuals, uses varied method…
The approach which focuses on individuals, uses research meth…
The process by which people are persuaded to obey rules and c…
Sociological
The approach which focuses on groups, uses research methods a…
Journalistic
The approach which focuses on individuals, uses varied method…
67 terms
Studying Society
Agencies of social control
Beliefs
Conformity
Conflict
The enforcement of conformity by society upon its members, ei…
An opinion held by someone which they feel exists or is true.
A type of social influence involving a change in belief or be…
An issue in society which causes people to disagree/argue.
Agencies of social control
The enforcement of conformity by society upon its members, ei…
Beliefs
An opinion held by someone which they feel exists or is true.
32 terms
Studying society
Sociological approach
Psychological approach
Biological approach
Power
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social s…
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individu…
A way of understanding humans by looking at their biological…
Where a person or group is able to direct the behaviour of an…
Sociological approach
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social s…
Psychological approach
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individu…
65 terms
Studying Society
Agencies of socialisation
Analysis
Anonymity
Closed question
The social groups or institutions responsible for the process…
the process of examining data, highlighting significant findi…
When individuals participating in research aren't required to…
A fixed choice question that requires the respondent to choos…
Agencies of socialisation
The social groups or institutions responsible for the process…
Analysis
the process of examining data, highlighting significant findi…
77 terms
Studying Society
Agencies of socialisation
Beliefs
Case Study
Closed questions
A group or institution responsible for undertaking socialisat…
A set of beliefs held by a culture-for example a belief in Go…
A process or record of research into a particular person, gro…
Fixed choice questions which require the respondent to choose…
Agencies of socialisation
A group or institution responsible for undertaking socialisat…
Beliefs
A set of beliefs held by a culture-for example a belief in Go…
54 terms
Studying Society
Sociology
Culture
Subculture
Multicultural society
The study of people in society
Shared norms and values. It includes behaviour that we have l…
A group who share aspects of mainstream society but also have…
A society that has many cultures, that is different groups wi…
Sociology
The study of people in society
Culture
Shared norms and values. It includes behaviour that we have l…
26 terms
Studying Society
Norms
Customs
Values
Roles
are social rules which define correct or appropriate behaviou…
are norms that have existed for a long time
are general beliefs about what is right or wrong and the impo…
are the patterns of behaviour which are expected from the peo…
Norms
are social rules which define correct or appropriate behaviou…
Customs
are norms that have existed for a long time
24 terms
Studying Society
Covert
Overt
Structed
Unstructured
Undercover
Out in the open
Frame work
No frame work (an idea of questions)
Covert
Undercover
Overt
Out in the open
11 terms
Studying society
Content analysis
Social issues
Peer group
Generalisations
A research method used to analyse social life by interpreting…
Matters that can be explained only by factors outside an indi…
A group of people who share a similar status and position in…
The ability to say that your results from a sample would now…
Content analysis
A research method used to analyse social life by interpreting…
Social issues
Matters that can be explained only by factors outside an indi…
22 terms
studying society
culture
norms
values
socialisation
this is the whole way of life of a society or group e.g. thei…
these are expected ways of behaving in society, they are like…
these are beliefs about what we see as being important in soc…
the processes of learning about your culture and how to behav…
culture
this is the whole way of life of a society or group e.g. thei…
norms
these are expected ways of behaving in society, they are like…
17 terms
Studying Society
Snowball Sampling
Quota Sampling
Purposive Sampling
Reliability
This is when a researcher contacts one member of the populati…
This is having the exact number of people from categories in…
This is selecting a sample according to a know characteristic…
How consistent the results are if you repeat it will it hold…
Snowball Sampling
This is when a researcher contacts one member of the populati…
Quota Sampling
This is having the exact number of people from categories in…
85 terms
Studying society
Agents / agencies of socialisation
Beliefs
Conformity
Conflict approach
The people / organisations that teach us socialisation e.g. p…
Things that people hold to be true e.g. religious beliefs
When individuals follow the behaviour of others in society
A negative approach that looks at the conflict (disagreement)…
Agents / agencies of socialisation
The people / organisations that teach us socialisation e.g. p…
Beliefs
Things that people hold to be true e.g. religious beliefs
63 terms
Studying Society
Society
Culture
Law
Norm
A group of people who have common interests and a distinctive…
The whole way of life of a group of people passed from one ge…
A set of written rules regulating what may or may not be done…
An informal rule that guides our behaviour in a particular si…
Society
A group of people who have common interests and a distinctive…
Culture
The whole way of life of a group of people passed from one ge…
47 terms
Studying society
Agents of socialisation
Beliefs
Conformity
Conflict
Are the individuals, groups and institutions that create the…
An acceptance that something exists or is true
Agreement between an individual's behaviour and a groups stan…
A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protected one
Agents of socialisation
Are the individuals, groups and institutions that create the…
Beliefs
An acceptance that something exists or is true
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