Introduction to sociolgy keywords

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introduction to sociology keywords

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Values General rules and principles that tell us what is good and important in society.
Roles Parts played by a person or a thing. (e.g Doctor, Teacher)
Mores/Manners Socially constructed attitudes and the way that we see the world. (e.g being polite)
Status The group you belong too. (e.g working class and upper class)
Cultural diversity Difference and variety found in society. (e.g eating Chinese food or food of a different culture)
Subculture A culture within a culture that generally shares norms and values with the rest of society but in small ways. (e.g Goth, Chav)
Cultural Hybridity Merging of cultures. (e.g wearing henna tattoo)
Macro theory How the world affects the individual (Quant)
Micro theory The individuals impact (Qual)
Popular Culture Culture enjoyed by most of the population. (e.g pop music, style of clothing)
Consumer culture A consequence of the increasing availability of products, goods and services. (e.g McDonald's, Nandos)
Socialisation The process of learning the norms and values of the culture we live in. (e.g learning the way in which people dress)
Social science Collection of subjects concerned with human behaviour.
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