Sociology: A Brief Introduction (10th Edition) Chapter 5

AIDS – killed 500000 americans
Sociology – the social science that studies human society and social behavior
resistance identities: – created in response to oppression
Control Theory – Weak social bonds give way to increased deviance
Culture Shock – personal disorientation when experiencing an unfair
glass elevator/escalator – tendency for men in "female" occupations to benefit
utilitarianism (A.K.A Exchange theory/ rational choice theory) – the view that people interact so as to maximize their benefits and minimize their disadvantages
Values – Shares ideas about what is socially desirable (what we think is beautiful vs. ugly)
Social control – Act of abiding by society's norms or simply follow the rules of group life
CASE STUDY – A detailed and in-depth study of one particular group or situation.
secondary socialization – socialization outside the family after childhood namely within school
*1900 1/5 of women worked outside of the home
upper/ middle class white women ; worked as nurses and teachers
*Poor women worked longer hours. jobs: factory worker
* black women would leave their homes to work at employers house – What was the universal family form in the early 19th and 20th century?
Values – Shares ideas about what is socially desirable (what we think is beautiful vs. ugly)
Dependency ratio – The relationship between the size of the working population and the non-working or dependent population
resistance identities: – created in response to oppression
Secondary analysis – Analyze data that was collected by others to reanalyze
Dependent Variable – Variable that changes

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