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Sociology Terms
The viewing of people's behavior from the perspective of their own culture
A theory that we become who we are based on how we think others see us
The tendency to assume that one's own culture and way of life represent what's normal or are superior to all others
The process of making known or sharing the existence of an aspect of reality
A set of cultural beliefs and practices that legitimates existing powerful social, economic, and political interests
A collective conception of what is considered good, desirable, and proper-or bad, undesirable, and improper-in a culture
The use of gestures, facial expressions, and other visual images to communicate
The theory that children's thought progresses through four stages of development
A stressful period of self-evaluation that begins at about age 40
The process of introducing a new idea or object to a culture through discovery or invention
Specialized language used by members of a group or subculture
The generation of adults who simultaneously try to meet the competing needs of their parents and their children
The process of mentally assuming the perspective of another and responding from that imagined viewpoint
A research orientation in which sociologists and other social scientists look closely at the social factors that influence people throughout their lives, from birth to death
Formal norms enforced by the state
The process by which a cultural item spreads from group to group or society to society
The socialized self that plans actions and judges performances based on the standards we have learned from others
An aspect of the socialization process within some total institutions, in which people are subjected to humiliating rituals
The attitudes, viewpoints, and expectations of society as a whole that a child takes into account in his or her behavior
The physical or technological aspects of our daily lives
A subculture that deliberately opposes certain aspects of the larger culture
A ritual marking the symbolic transition from one social position to another
The structure of relationships within which culture is created and shared through regularized patterns of social interaction
A period of adjustment when the nonmaterial culture is still struggling to adapt to new material conditions
Processes of socialization in which a person 'rehearses' for future positions, occupations, and social relationships
A distinct Identity that sets us apart from others
Sociology Terms
Norms governing everyday behavior, whose violation raise comparatively little concern
The combination of existing cultural items into a form that did not exist before.
A norm that generally has been written down and that specifies strict punishments for violators
Expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, and activities of males and females
An individual who is the most important in the development of the self, such as a parent, friend, or teacher
An established standard of behavior maintained by a society
A penalty or reward for conduct concerning a social norm
A norm that is generally understood but not precisely recorded
The idea that the language a person uses shapes his or her perception of reality and therefore his or her thoughts and actions
The totality of our shared language knowledge, materal objects, and behavior
The feelings of disorientation, uncertainty, and even fear that people experience when they encounter unfamiliar cultural practices
A gesture, object, or word that forms the basis of human communication
The efforts people make to maintain a proper image and avoid public embarrassment
The systematic study of how biology affects human social behavior
'Cultural information about how to use the material resources of the environment to satisfy human needs and desires'
A system of shared symbols; it includes speech, written characters, numberals, symbols, and nonverbal gestures and expressions
A view of social interaction in which people are seen as theatrical performers
Ways of using material objects as well as customs, ideas, expressions, beliefs, knowledge, philosophies, governments, and patterns of communication
An institution that regulates all aspects of a person's life under a single authority, such as a prison, the military, a mental hospital, or a convent
The altering of the presentation of the self in order to create distinctive appearances and satisfy particular audiences
The lifelong process through which people learn the attitudes, values, and behaviors appropriate for members of a particular culture
A segment of society that shares a distinctive patterns of mores, folkways, and values that differs from the pattern of the larger society
A common practice or belief shared by all societies
Norms deemed highly necessary to the welfare of a society
The acting self that exists in relation to the Me
The process of discarding former behavior patterns and accepting new ones as part of a transition in one's life

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