Lecture Notes for SOC 1004 - Introductory Sociology with Hughes at Virginia Tech (VT)

Notes Information

Material Type:Study Guide 2
Class:SOC 1004 - Introductory Sociology
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2008
  • Labeling Theorists
  • Vertical Mobility
  • Social Differentiation
  • Symbolic Racism
  • Sociocultural
  • Power Relationships
  • Functionalist
  • Interactionist
  • Political Institution
  • Traditional Authority
Login / Sign Up to View Document
Preview Page 1Preview Page 2Preview Page 3Preview Page 4

Sample Document Text

1 Introduction to Sociology-Second Exam Study Guide Important concepts: Deviance-behavior that a considerable number of people in a society view as reprehensible and beyond the limits of toleration Social control-the methods and strategies that regulate behavior within a society; social control is used to try to make members of society conform to basic norms Anomie Theory-a social condition in which people find it difficult to guide their behavior by norms that they experience as weak, unclear, or conflicting Crime-an act of deviance that is prohibited by law, not all deviant acts are crimes Social differentiation-the process by which a society becomes increasingly specialized over time; it creates a necessary condition for social raking but it does not create the ranking itself Wealth-has to do with what people own at a particular point in time; Income-refers to the amount of new money people receive within a given time interval Power-refers to the ability of individuals and groups to realize their will in h...

Related Documents

Illusion of Unique Invulnerability Exam
Potsdam Declaration Notes
Housekeeper Exam
Creative Boutiques Notes
Developmental State Notes
Potsdam Declaration Notes
Caucus (political) Exam
Developmental State Notes
Convention and Visitors Bureaus (cvbs) Notes
Marriage Gradient Exam
Closing the Sale Exam
Tertiary Prevention Exam
Head of State Exam
Privatization Notes
Creative Concept Exam
Aphrodisiac Exam
155, "/var/app/current/tmp/"