Flashcards in Chapter 4 - Society And Social Interaction Deck (33)
The status a person chooses, such as a level of education or income.
Societies that rely on farming as a way of life.
An individual’ s isolation from his society, his work, and his sense of self
A situation in which society no longer has the support of a firm collective consciousness.
The status outside of an individual’s control, such as sex or race.
The owners of the means of production in a society.
A way of organizing an economy so that the things that are used to make and transport products (such as land, oil, factories, ships, etc.) are owned by individual people and companies rather than by the government.
The awareness of one’s rank in society.
The communal beliefs and attitudes of a society
A person’s beliefs and ideology that are in conflict with her best interests.
Societies that operate on a strict hierarchical system of power based around land ownership and protection.
The idea that society is constructed by us and those before us, and it is followed like a habit.
Societies based around the cultivation of plants.
Societies that depends on hunting wild animals and gather uncultivated plants for survival.
Societies characters by a reliance on mechanized labor to create material goods.
Societies based on the production of nonmaterial goods and services
The act of implanting a convention or norm into society.
A situation in which an individual is trapped by social institutions.
Our reflection of how we think we appear to others.
A type of social order maintained by the collective consciousness of a culture.
A type of social order based around an acceptance of economic and social differences.
Societies based around the domestication of animals
The laborers in a society.
A belief that modern society should be built around logic and efficiency rather than morality or tradition.
A situation when one or more of an individual’s roles clash.
The expression of a role
Stress that occurs when too much is required of a single role
An array of roles attached to a particular status.
An idea that becomes true when acted upon.